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News | Development Cooperation, Education | 20. March 2020
World Water Day 2020: Our contribution to water and climate protection
Around the world today, 2.1 billion people lack access to a secure supply of drinking water, even though water is the foundation of our existence and an essential resource for sanitary facilities, health care, education, economic growth, and industry. In our operative project work, water plays an essential role in achieving sustainable economic, social, and Read More...
News | General | 18. March 2020
Statement on coronavirus
In the interest of public health and to ensure the well-being of our employees and partners Siemens Stiftung is reducing direct person-to-person contact to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue working – mostly online – to advance the foundation’s issues and projects. As a foundation active internationally, these measures apply Read More...
News | Development Cooperation | 12. March 2020
New financing models for electric mobility in Africa
Our Partnership in “Accelerating E-mobility Solutions for Social Change” has been awarded by the “Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030” (P4G) initiative. The Partnership will focus on unlocking potential funding sources for e-mobility by defining a blueprint for carbon credit generation to be marketed on the voluntary carbon market with the potential Read More...
Press release | Education | 27. February 2020
“STEM and Values” in Bavaria: Creating and sharing a sense of responsiblity
  Democracy, teamwork, responsibility: More than ever, these values are needed to form the foundation for sustainable coexistance in the future. Encouraging young people to consider, discuss, and act on their values for the greater good is driving a collaborative project between partners in the Wertebündnis Bayern alliance: TUM School of Education (TUMSoE), Akademie für Read More...
Press release | Culture | 13. February 2020
Tracing the footprints of failed modernity in Guadalajara 2019/20
The latest ESPACIOS REVELADOS / CHANGING PLACES culture project will be on display from 6-15 March 2020 in Guadalajara (Mexico). The 20 artistic projects from 30 local, national, and international artists in 19 city locations follow a critical examination of urban vacancy. Experts in architecture, sociology, and art come together at an international conference from Read More...
Press release | Education | 17. December 2019
“Design Thinking in STEM” expands to Latin America
After a successful start in South Africa, the education program from Siemens Stiftung and The Index Project continues to grow Teaching and learning methods combine STEM and creativity in the classroom Workshops for educators and multipliers from Chile, Mexico, and Colombia   Following a successful launch in South Africa, Siemens Stiftung and The Index Project Read More...
Press release | Head of Unit | 12. December 2019
Siemens Stiftung Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Nina Smidt to Board of Directors
Nina Smidt, current Director of International Planning and Development at ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius and President of the American Friends of Bucerius, will join the Siemens Stiftung Board of Directors from 31 March 2020, taking over the role currently held by Dr. Nathalie von Siemens. In Nina Smidt, Siemens Stiftung has added an excellent Read More...
Press release | Education | 6. December 2019
International forum on early childhood education in Berlin declares: STEM can do more! Good STEM education empowers children to take sustainable action
Today in Berlin, 120 education experts from more than 30 countries have presented an international position paper: “Using Science to Do Social Good – STEM Education for Sustainable Development.” These experts support a shift in the STEM education sector (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) toward recognition of societal context and incorporation of the United Nations Sustainable Read More...
Press release | Development Cooperation | 21. November 2019
E-mobility action platform launched in rural Africa
When it comes to creating an environmentally-friendly future in the transportation sector in Africa, e-mobility represents several promising opportunities. A group of experts at a conference on innovation and investment in the Western Kenyan city of Kisumu found that the continent’s rural regions stand to benefit the most from new, attractive jobs in the e-mobility Read More...
News | Education | 15. November 2019
“STEM Education for Sustainable Development:” International conference in Berlin
Our world is changing rapidly. Global developments like digitalization, climate change, increasing social injustice, and migration will play a much larger role in our future lives than they do now. Those who are currently at the start of their lives – children and adolescents – will be affected most by these changes. These young people Read More...
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