U.S. Computer Engineer Speaks at Pilsen Talks

Tufts University Associate Dean and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Karen Panetta gave the keynote address at Pilsen Talks on May 12 on “Engineering Robotic Applications for Humanity.” During her two-day stay in the Czech Republic, Dr. Panetta also spoke with Czech women leaders about entrepreneurship and ways of attracting more women to ...
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Ambassador Schapiro Hosts STEM Workshop Participants

Ambassador Andrew Schapiro hosted a reception for participants of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Study Abroad Capacity-Building Workshop organized by the Fulbright Commission on April 19.  The workshop, organized with support from the U.S. Department of State’s Study Abroad Branch, brought together 70 Czech and U.S. educators and staff focused on STEM with the goal ...
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The U.S. Embassy’s American Center Presents STEM!

The U.S. Embassy organized an afternoon program on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education on April 6. It included two panel discussions – the first on how to attract more young women to STEM educational and career fields, and the second on the pathway from STEM research to a start-up business. The day also ...
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Embassy Supports Robotics Workshop for Kids

Klub Beztíže in Prague’s neighbourhood of Žižkov hosted a robotics workshop lead by Christian Gjørret, founder of the Prague’s Café Neu Romance robot performance festival. The idea of a robotics workshop for youth came from the US Embassy’s Public Affairs Section and the workshop was opened by Erin Kotheimer, the Cultural Attaché, and Noah Woodiwiss from its ...
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U.S. Embassy Focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and the Environment

Prague, March 30 – The U.S. Embassy in Prague will undertake a number of projects and programming activities during the month of April focusing on science, technology, engineering, and the environment (STEM). In cooperation with local partners, the Embassy will present the following events during the month of April. March 30 – June Local NGO TEREZA will open ...
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Ambassador Schapiro Hosts Dinner for Women Leaders in STEM

Ambassador Andrew Schapiro and his wife Tamar Newberger hosted the first dinner ever at the residence for women leaders in science and technology on March 16 in honor of Women’s History Month. During the dinner they discussed how to attract more women to the STEM fields (Science-technology-engineering-mathematics); work life balance; and the importance of education. ...
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