Press Releases & News

Press release | Education | 16. December 2021
Promoting creativity in science teaching: the Design Thinking in STEM project gets underway in Germany
The progressive approach to education is already in use in Africa and Latin America. In cooperation with the HPI School of Design Thinking in Potsdam, it is now being adapted to local education systems.
News | Education | 14. December 2021
STEM Congress 2021 Mexico: How women and girls can enjoy equal access to STEM education
The online conference set strategic milestones for modern, inclusive, and sustainable STEM education in Mexico.
News | Education | 25. November 2021
Red STEM Latinoamérica develops cross-national agenda for STEM education
At the first network meeting of Red STEM Latinoamérica in Bogotá, members defined joint standards to advance educational goals across borders.
Press release | Culture | 12. November 2021
Lima’s public spaces reclaimed by art
Am 12. November 2021 startet CHANGING PLACES / ESPACIOS REVELADOS in Peru, eine fünfmonatige Reihe von Kunstinterventionen im öffentlichen Raum.
News | Education | 12. November 2021
CREA, the new education portal for Latin America: Free and accessible to everyone
Our new media portal for Spanish-language STEM lessons, launches 1,300 materials under open license.
News | Education | 8. November 2021
Fueling innovation in education: First network meeting of Red STEM Latinoamérica
From November 9–11, innovation in STEM education will be the focus in Bogota. The participating experts include Dr. Nina Smidt, the Managing Director at Siemens Stiftung, who will discuss her vision for the future of education.
Press release | Culture | 8. October 2021
Pan-African Music Conference ACCES in South Africa at the end of November
From November 25 to 27, 2021, the ACCES Conference will take place in Johannesburg. It is one of the most important events for the pan-African music industry with over 80 artists and 50 speakers.
Press release | General | 1. October 2021
Dr. Nina Smidt and Klaus Grünfelder will co-head the Siemens Stiftung
From 1 October, Dr. Nina Smidt assumes full Managing Director duties at Siemens Stiftung. Klaus Grünfelder takes on a full-time position as CFO from the same date.
News | Education | 22. July 2021
Measures to address the climate crisis: 3rd International Conference on Education for Climate Change defines goals
The use of new educational methods, cross-sectoral cooperation and the expansion of networks were set in a joint declaration.
Press release | Development Cooperation | 13. July 2021
Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa: Five African start-ups win Innovation Award for e-mobility solutions
In Siemens Stiftung's first competition in the field of electric mobility, five African social enterprises will receive prize money ranging from €10,000 to €50,000 in order to further develop their products, expand their services and establish them on the market.
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