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Call for Astronomy Mentors by Astrotribe Project

The ‘AstroTribe’ project seeks scientists, professors, science communicators, educators, and others in astronomy who are interested in serving as mentors.   Run by AstronEra, an online platform dedicated to astronomy courses and activities, the project is educating and training tribal students (from the countryside in the state of Maharashtra, India) in the field of observational […]

Overview: Elimisha Msichana Elimisha Jamii na Astronomia (2023)

Due to several socio-economic issues such as early marriages, teenage pregnancies & poverty, schoolgirl dropout rates are high in rural areas of Kenya & Uganda during the primary-to-secondary transitions. EMEJA aims to address these issues via Astronomy outreach programmes, mentorship, & targeted STEM workshops and scholarships opportunities. These are guided & supported by long-term student […]

Videos from RECA Mentorship Program in Colombia

The RECA Mentoring program is focused on guiding students in Colombia who are interested in becoming professional astronomers. It aims to provide concise information so that students interested in becoming professional astronomers can plan their professional future. The program connects astronomers in training with advanced astronomers in their careers (mentors) who will advise the student […]

Promoting Women in STEM Through Storytelling and Mentorship

She Speaks Science promotes Women in STEM through storytelling and mentorship

She Speaks Science aims to promote women in STEM and a positive STEM identity among the youth through storytelling and mentorship. The stories are published on an online platform showcasing women scientists and highlighting female role models in science to inspire more young people to engage in STEM disciplines. The stories have reached 35,000 people […]

Overview: A virtual community mentorship program for development in Colombia

virtual community mentorship

The number of astronomers in Colombia has increased in the last decade. However, the job opportunities that these astronomers have in the country are not numerous and often not widely known. Consequently, many highly educated professionals end up working in jobs where their skills are not applied. As a result, a considerable amount of the […]