First Youth TechCamp Launches August 12

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Elizabeth Linder of Facebook holds a discussion with TechCamp participants in Ramallah, May 2, 2012. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

About the Author: Ann Stock serves as the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

The first-ever Youth TechCamp participants arrive in Washington this weekend! And here in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), we couldn’t be more thrilled.

This program empowers future leaders from all over the world with the technological training and tools to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

Building on a series of TechCamps hosted by the State Department to increase the digital literacy of civil society groups, the Youth TechCamp will involve 21 young adults, aged 18-23 from Egypt, Indonesia, India, Ghana, Kenya, Malaysia, Mozambique, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, and… more »

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