Young Zimbabwean Scientists in USA For Science Competition

A group of young Zimbabwean scientists are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA where they are representing the country and continent at the 2018 edition of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). 

The Intel ISEF is a program of the Society for Science & the Public the world’s largest international pre-college science competition in the world.

By Pearson Mbendera

The Zimbabwean delegation is part of the Zimbabwe Science Fair. The Zimbabwe Science Fair Expressed gratitude over the opportunity to take part in the competition, having received a lot of exposure and empowerment from taking part.

“Thank you Hack Pittsburgh and Meta Mesh for exposure and empowerment of the Zimbabwe team yesterday in Pittsburgh. The students, school principal, parents and Knowledge Chikundi sincerely appreciate the PC building, 3D printing & laser cutting sessions,” said Zimbabwe Science Fair.

Zimbabwe Science Fair is a research and technology inspired platform which strives to advance Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education.

The Society partners with Intel—along with dozens of other corporate, academic, government and science-focused sponsors—who provide the support and awards for Intel ISEF.

Each year, approximately 1,800 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for on average $4 million in prizes.

The studying of science subjects has been growing in the world, with STEM subjects being at the centre of changing the world in various aspects.

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