• Chapter Spotlight: Sai Shettar

    Chapter Spotlight: Sai Shettar

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    Meet Sai: “World Computer Exchange has allowed me to develop my leadership skills and meet new people while allowing me to help reduce the educational barriers underrepresented students around the world face.” In this edition of our quarterly newsletter, we are delighted to introduce you to someone who plays a vital role in our mission…

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  • Inspired Girl

    Inspired Girl

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    Her Experience with Inspire Girls This girl from Zambia, a former student of Misheck’s, sent us a short video talking about what Coding Bootcamp / Inspire Girls did for her. “As girls really need more such electronic gadgets such as, smart phones, tablets, laptops, because they enable us, learn different digital skills, we are able…

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  • Behind the Scenes with Suzanne Grant Lewis

    Behind the Scenes with Suzanne Grant Lewis

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    At the World Computer Exchange, we know our organization depends on its team members. Today, we shine a spotlight on Suzanne Grant Lewis. Suzanne’s remarkable journey, and extensive experience in the world of international education have made her an important contributor to our organization. Her experience spans various prestigious institutions: Stanford University for her PhD…

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  • Spotlight: MISHECK MUTUZANA

    Spotlight: MISHECK MUTUZANA

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    WHO IS MISHECK MUTUZANA? Intelligent, inspiring, and impressionable. These three words describe Misheck Mutuzana, a jack of all trades from Zambia working to expand its education system. As World Computer Exchange’s Field Associate, he is responsible for coordinating Inspire Girls coding boot camps and helping get more computers in schools. To date, has trained 250…

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  • New Technology Innovation Center in Ghana Honors Timothy Anderson

    New Technology Innovation Center in Ghana Honors Timothy Anderson

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    Here are the happy teachers who attended a workshop at the new technology innovation center in the Old Odonasi Village in Ghana for several primary schools serving 440 students and 30 teachers. The center was built by Empathy FX International and has 80 computers that were sent from WCE. They are naming one of their…

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  • The Woman Behind Inspire Girls Zimbabwe

    The Woman Behind Inspire Girls Zimbabwe

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    Meet Lindiwe Ellen Pilime Just about a year ago, WCE sat down with Lindiwe Pilime to discuss her experience as the project manager of the Inspire Girls program based in Zimbabwe. She plays a vital role in ensuring the bootcamps are running smoothly and every student is getting the most out of her experience. Lindiwe…

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  • Coffee with a Leader

    Coffee with a Leader

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    Curious about the leaders in WCE? This issue’s coffee chat features Ayesha Hassan, a WCE Board Member, former Vice President Stakeholder Relations at the Internet Society and former Senior Policy Manager/Executive at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), to discuss her career in tech, the Internet, involvement in WCE, and advice for the next generation.…

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  • The Diverse Impacts of Liberia Shipment

    The Diverse Impacts of Liberia Shipment

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    Before the pandemic… Before the pandemic, WCE shipped 484 computers to Liberia. The computers were prepared by volunteers at WCE’s Boston Chapter. The shipment was completed with assistance from Dr. Janice Cooper, a WCE International Advisory Council Member, and Leroy Beldeh, the WCE Field Associate in Liberia. Leroy is one of six Field Associates who…

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  • Student Leads Refurbishing Club in Atlanta

    Student Leads Refurbishing Club in Atlanta

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    Howard Hua, a junior at Wheeler High School in Atlanta, first became involved in WCE two years ago during a donation drive, in which he helped load 80 computers. Inspired by this experience, Howard used his interest in technology to lead his own refurbishing club, Wheeler Technical Community, at his high school.  Wheeler Technical Community…

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  • Former Volunteer Becomes New Strategic Ally

    Former Volunteer Becomes New Strategic Ally

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    Nelly Cheboi was 18 the first time she used a computer: she was applying to colleges in the US from her home country, Kenya. A few years later, she graduated from Augustana College with degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science and built a school in rural Kenya with the goal of bringing computer learning to…

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