Written by Mahmood Taha Hussain
Thursday, October 12, 2023 04:20 PM
“Ayesha Bau”: The students of Madi’s STEM School are an inspiration and role model for all girls and will make a difference and change in the future.
During the visit of the Ministry of Education with the American Astronaut, the Chairman of the Central Administration for Education Mr. Dr. Mohammed Attia, Director General of the General Administration of STEM Schools. Aziza Rajab, School Director Maisa Abdel Ghader were present. , and the United States Agency for International Development, Claire Eliassi, Chair of the Basic Education Group Ahmed Rizkalla, Program Manager and Senior Education Officer.
The American astronaut expressed his delight at being in Egypt and visiting the STEM school upstairs to share his experiences and scientific and professional history with the students.
During his visit to the school, the American astronaut visited the school which includes 15 classrooms, chemistry, physics, biology, geography and computer labs, dining halls, study halls, sports fields and activity rooms with 360 students. He explored all school labs, including the “Fab Lab,” which helps students implement prototypes for research projects. It consists of devices such as a “shopbot” device, a 3D printer, and an activation part. He appreciated the electronic circuits, student designs and the school’s latest practical equipment and advanced laboratories.
Ayesha Bau asked the students to explain the uses of the various devices and the instructions for using each device and their commitment to taking into account safety and security in using the devices. He also saw the designs and plans he prepared. The students praised these projects and the efforts of all those in charge of this special academic building, stressing that the students of the Science and Technology (STEM) School upstairs are inspirations and role models for all girls.
The students also discussed the school’s curriculum where students expressed their delight at the education system based on teaching advanced curricula in science, technology and mathematics. In addition, they work to prepare them in accordance with national and international standards for the labor market by acquiring skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving skills, innovation, creativity, initiative, communication and teamwork.
Aisha Bou gave a presentation in which she reviewed her experiences and scientific and professional history, she holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and a master’s degree in engineering, and a doctorate in aerospace systems engineering from the University of Michigan. He is also a member of the university’s Aerospace Industry Advisory Board.
She went on to say that thanks to her work at NASA, she has achieved many achievements related to space exploration, and that in 2024 she plans to become part of the first space flight crew made up entirely of African-American women.
Aisha Bou sent a message to the students of the STEM school in Maadi to pursue their excellence, believe in their abilities and not put a ceiling on their ambitions, because they will make a difference and a change in the future, not only for their country, but for the whole world.
The school’s female students gave a presentation on schools for excellent students in Science and Technology (STEM), including the vision and interest of the Ministry of Education and expanding their numbers across the country, providing all support. To learn and practice activities related to the school curriculum and provide them with the life skills they need to succeed in all aspects of their academic and professional lives.
Ayesha Bau’s Visit to School of Excellence in Science and Technology (1)
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Ayesha Bau’s Visit to School of Excellence in Science and Technology (3)
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Ayesha Bau and STEM School Students in Madi (1)