The embassy quoted US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen as saying that Boeing, the world’s leading airline, has partnered with the AMIDEAST office in Cairo to open the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Center.
The ambassador added that the STEM Center will train thousands of students annually and motivate them to pursue jobs that will boost economic growth in Egypt, and the US government has invested in STEM education in Egypt by establishing 19 schools in these areas. “We are building together the next generation of leaders in Egypt’s growing knowledge economy,” he added.
For its part, AMIDEAST and Boeing announced the inauguration of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Center (STEM) funded and sponsored by Boeing. The inauguration took place at AMIDEAST’s Cairo office on November 30, 2021.
The inauguration was attended by Colgate Gatta-Ora, President of Boeing for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan R. Cohen, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Egypt, and Theodore Kattoff, CEO of AMIDEAST, celebrate the opening of the STEM Center that will provide students with the knowledge and skill set needed in the 21st century and better respond to the changing needs of the economy world and contribute to strengthening the country’s ability to innovate.
“Some of our most impactful accomplishments at Boeing include contributing to social responsibility with our local partners,” said Colgate Gatta-Ora, president of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa. He added, “The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Center will open new doors for Egyptian youth and will ensure that they develop their career paths and provide them with the knowledge and skill set required for a bright future. We are pleased to cooperate with AMIDEAST in Egypt once again and look forward to seeing fruitful results in the near future.” .