GE Africa (Lagos)
Role Models & 3D Printers Inspire Algerian Teens to Tackle Tech
During a two-day program at Sylabs, a talent accelerator in Algiers, Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur Noureddine Tayebi and MIT researcher Dr. Riyadh Beghdadi helped lead a program designed to engage, inform and inspire this eager assembly of 16-19 year olds. GE supports innovation, entrepreneurship and SMEs in Algeria through a range of initiatives. These include Sylabs, where GE has installed a GE Garages workshop provisioned with Advanced Manufacturing tools that are available to Sylabs participants. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
GE Africa, 8 September 2016
They may not be well-known sports or film superstars, but two US-based Algerian tech experts generated the same level of excitement among a group of 100 young Algerians. Read more »
During a two-day program, the Sylabs Youth Academy in Algeria covered a range of topics, including basic programming, virtual reality, the Arduino open-source software, cybersecurity, design thinking and graphic design
A GE Garage, located at the Sylabs co-working space in Algiers, offered a select group of Algerian students the opportunity to prototype their graduation projects using 3D printers ... Read more »
"Every day across the City of Algiers, families turn on their taps and out flows clean, fresh water for drinking, cooking, washing and bathing." While this may seem unremarkable, ... Read more »