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Press release | Development Cooperation | 12. July 2019
epAward 2019 Proudly Presents Its Winning Solutions — Three Social Enterprises Have Taken The Top Spots
CAIRO, July 12, 2019 – Siemens Stiftung’s empowering people. Award (epAward) 2019 is thrilled to present the winners of this year’s international competition which sought out sustainable, low-tech, and critical solutions for daily needs in developing regions.   Our top 3 solutions:   1st place – SOLbox (SOLshare), winner of €50,000 2nd place – Adjustable Read More...
News | Education | 9. July 2019
Experimento reaches the classrooms in Bolivia
In some regions of Bolivia there is no reliable access to clean water and sanitation due to a lack of infrastructure. This is why the international education program Experimento in Bolivia focuses particularly on the topics of health and hygiene and related teaching and learning methods.   It is particularly important that children learn already Read More...
News | Culture | 8. July 2019
Music In Africa Conference ACCES 2019 in Ghana: Register now!
This year’s Music In Africa Conference For Collaboration, Exchange And Showcases (ACCES), features more than 80 music professionals and numerous African artists. Registration for the annual conference, which will be held from 28-30 November in Accra, Ghana, is now open.   With more than 1,500 attendees, ACCES is the most important music conference on the Read More...
Press release | Education | 27. June 2019
7th National STEM Summit in Berlin
NMF seeks national quality alliance in STEM education Key issues: Growth potential in STEM education Nationales MINT Forum introduces six core demands   Berlin, 27 June 2019 – “We want to join politicians, civil society, the private sector, and academia in creating a national quality alliance.” This statement was made by Dr. Nathalie von Siemens Read More...
News | Education | 27. June 2019
Comenius EduMedia Seal for the Media Portal
Great joy for the Siemens Stiftung’s Education team: The Gesellschaft für Pädagogik, Information und Medien e. V. was very impressed with the quality of our media and our commitment to high-quality STEM lessons, and has honored the Media Portal with the prestigious Comenius EduMedia Seal on June 27 2019 in Berlin.   “It makes us proud Read More...
Press release | Development Cooperation | 5. June 2019
11 Top Global Social Entrepreneurs Compete for epAward 2019 – Vote for Community Prize Now!
Munich, June 5, 2019: After months of intense evaluation, the wait is finally over: empowering people. Award (epAward) 2019 announces its finalists! 11 promising enterprises have emerged from the pool of 800 award submissions from 86 countries. The finalists will now battle it out for the top 3 slots and an additional Special WASH Award Read More...
Press release | General | 4. June 2019
Deutsche Stiftungen für Zukunft: oberste Priorität für Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Klimaschutz
Berlin, Bonn, Hamburg, Osnabrück, St.Leon-Rot, Stuttgart, 4. Juni 2019: Mehrere einflussreiche Stifter, Stiftungsvorsitzende und Generalsekretäre haben wenige Tage nach der Europa-Wahl und einen Tag vor Beginn des wichtigen Jahrestreffens Deutscher Stiftungen die Bundesregierung zu beschleunigtem Handeln beim Klimaschutz und der Umsetzung der UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele (SDGs) aufgefordert. In einem heute veröffentlichten gemeinsamen Aufruf heißt es, das Pariser Read More...
News | Education | 6. May 2019
International Conference on “Climate Change Education” in Santiago de Chile
Climate change is a global challenge that can only be overcome if we work together to turn the tide. A fundamental grasp of science and technology is essential for understanding the changes we face and for developing solutions to deal with the effects of climate change.   The two-day conference brings together speakers and participants Read More...
Press release | Development Cooperation | 2. April 2019
Siemens Stiftung launches social enterprise in Africa
Siemens Stiftung has established WE!Hub Victoria Ltd, Kenya. The social enterprise will work on innovative solutions related to drinking water and energy supply on the shores of Lake Victoria. In addition, newly-developed electric vehicles will be deployed for the first time in rural Africa. By utilizing social and ecological business models relating to e-mobility, the Read More...
Press release | Education | 18. February 2019
Siemens Stiftung incorporates “STEM and creativity” into education program
Siemens Stiftung is introducing “STEM and creativity” into its international education program by integrating design thinking as a new teaching method in STEM lessons. Addressing challenges inherent in globalization, digitalization, or climate change requires high-quality STEM education. Additionally, skills such as creative problem solving, the ability to innovate, and critical thinking – known as “21st Read More...
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