Testimonials

Empoder – How to Motivate Girls in STEM

Watch an Interview with six students (all young ladies) from Empoder’s Pilot Summer Immersion Program in Mexico. Prior to the summer program, none of these young ladies had any interest in studying engineering or computer science. After the program all six young ladies became enthusiastic about pursuing a STEM related career. Hear why these young ladies all changed their mind about pursuing a career in STEM.

Empoder – A Student Perspective

Meet Leo. Prior to Empoder’s Summer Immersion Program, Leo had no interest in engineering, computers or any technical field whatsoever. He didn’t even like to play video games! The only reason he attended Empoder’s summer program was because his parents forced him to. However, as Leo began to learn coding and programming for video games he began to appreciate the complexity involved in creating code and found it fascinating! In fact, the videogame that Leo designed and coded won 2nd place in Empoder’s final compeition! Watch Leo describe the transformation he experienced during his two weeks in Empoder’s summer program.

Empoder – Parents and Students Perspective

Watch an interview with students who participated in Empoder’s Pilot Summer Immersion Program and their parents. Parents talk about how their kids were enthusiastic and excited about what they were learning during the program for the first time in their life.

Why Does Empoder Matter?

Watch an interview with Dr. Juan Jose Rojas Villegas, a senior administrator and Industrial Engineering Professor at the University de las Americas Puebla.

Empoder – The Faculty Perspective

Watch an interview with four engineering faculty from the University de las Americas Puebla who participated as volunteers for Empoder’s Pilot Summer Immersion Program in Mexico.

In Their Own Words