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News | Education | 25. April 2018
National STEM Summit 2018: A focus on quality assurance and impact orientation
The sixth National STEM Summit will be held on June 7, 2018, in Berlin: The focal points of the conference will be the quality and impact of non-school STEM initiatives as well as the structure of future-proof STEM education within the school ecosystem. Members of the Nationales MINT Forum will join decision makers on a Read More...
News | Development Cooperation | 20. April 2018
Results: External evaluation of the empowering people. Network
Since 2002, the Center of Evaluation (CEval GmbH) has been examining the impact of projects and programs for development cooperation. In 2017, the institute has evaluated the empowering people. Network. The international network connects and supports social entrepreneurs who improve living conditions in developing countries through their technical solutions.   The objective of the impact Read More...
News | General | 19. February 2018
Klaus Grünfelder succeeds Georg Bernwieser as Chief Financial Officer of Siemens Stiftung
We bid farewell to our Chief Financial Officer Georg Bernwieser, who will be leaving Siemens Stiftung on February 28, 2018. Klaus Grünfelder will take over his role as pro bono Chief Financial Officer in March 2018. Together with his board colleagues Nathalie von Siemens and Rolf Huber, he will be responsible for the operative implementation Read More...
News | Education | 6. December 2017
Nathalie von Siemens honored for international educational commitment
From December 4–5, the foundation Siemens Stiftung participated at INNOVEC (Innovation in Science Education, Innovación en la Enseñanza de la Ciencia A. C.) 9th International Conference on Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE at El Colegio Nacional, Mexico City). The event was organized by INNOVEC and the United States-Mexico Foundation for Science (Fumec) with the support of Read More...
News | Development Cooperation | 15. November 2017
epWorkshop in Amsterdam: Organizational Development Expert meet Social Entrepreneurs
“Roles or functions?”, “Control or trust?”, “Conscious decision-making or coincidence?” The participants of the “empowering people. Workshop” in Amsterdam asked themselves these and other questions last week. On four instructive days almost 50 social entrepreneurs, all of them “empowering people. Network” members from Argentina, China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, the Netherlands, Read More...
Press release | Education | 3. November 2017
International Conference: Early STEM education needs more creativity and sustainability
• Combining disciplines: Expanding early STEM education to include aspects of values, language, computer science, and sustainability education and arts-based approaches   • Learning digitally: Investing in computer science education for the youngest children   • Enabling quality: Striving for high standards as the basis for good STEM education   Global challenges such as migration Read More...
News | Development Cooperation | 2. November 2017
epWorkshop in Amsterdam: Organizational development for social entrepreneurs worldwide
How can we deploy our human ressources efficiently? Which management style is the best one for our team? And how can we improve our decision-making processes? – Questions like these occupy many growing organization. The empowering people. Network by Siemens Stiftung wants to support social entrepreneurs in finding solutions for their personal matters: For an Read More...
News | Development Cooperation | 26. October 2017
Siemens Stiftung wins Corporate Philanthropy Award for empowering people. Network
This year, the “Corporate Philanthropy Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals Award” goes to Siemens Stiftung. The award honors our commitment to sustainable development within the “empowering people. Network”. At this year’s “Impact. Engineered Conference”, hosted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the New York-based organization “Engineering for Change”, Carola Schwank, head of Read More...
News | Education | 18. October 2017
International conference addressing early science and technology education on 2 and 3 November in Berlin
What abilities and knowledge do children need for a livable future, and how do we support them as they gain these skills? This is the question guiding the “International Dialogue on STEM (IDoS)”, hosted by the “Haus der kleinen Forscher” (Little Scientists’ House) Foundation and Siemens Stiftung on 2 and 3 November in Berlin.  Nearly Read More...
News | Culture | 16. October 2017
Dakar hosts pan-African ACCES music conference
More than 150 musicians, producers, festival organizers, and journalists from Africa and all over the world will attend the Music In Africa Conference For Collaboration, Exchange And Showcases (ACCES) in Dakar, Senegal from November 17 to 18, 2017.   With training workshops, panel discussions, presentations, networking sessions, exhibitions and visits to key music industry hubs Read More...
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