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Botstiber Scholars Program: 2020 SME Annual Conference & Expo

February 26, 2020

Botstiber Scholars Emmy Muhoza and Harmonie Ngamuyeka attended the Society for Mining, Metallurgical, and Exploration (SME) Conference from February 23 – 26, 2020, in Phoenix, Arizona, with Penn State’s SME Student Chapter. The conference is a forum “for more than 6,000 industry professionals from across the world to share innovative ideas, best practices and cutting-edge […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Edward Amoah receives a grant for his AI Project

February 18, 2020

Botstiber Scholar Edward Amoah and his partner were one of the 20 groups to receive a $500 grant for taking part in the Penn State AI Nittany Challenge. Their Artificial Intelligence project called “nyansapo” which means wisdom in Amoah’s native language, will help literacy in developing countries. Edward Amoah, who originates from Ghana, is a […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: 2020 African Business Conference at Harvard Business School

February 14, 2020

The Botstiber Scholars attended the 22nd Annual Africa Business Conference hosted by the Africa Business Club at Harvard Business School from February 14 – 15, 2020.   The weekend offered interesting panels and discussions on business and culture in Africa with topics such as education and entrepreneurship, culture and business in Africa, as well as […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Global Engagement and Leadership Experience

February 9, 2020

Botstiber Scholar Joseph Tumwebaze attended Penn State’s Global Engagement Leadership Experience (GELE) conference from February 7 – 9, 2020, in State College, PA. The conference brings together international and U.S. students to discuss and learn about global leadership, through conversations, engaging activities, and practical simulations. Joseph Tumwebaze was one of the 40 students selected to […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Botstiber Foundation Hosts the 2019 Scholars Conference

September 7, 2019

The Botstiber Foundation hosted their annual Botstiber Scholars Conference at Pocono Manor in Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania. These conferences serve as a relaxed and educational way for the scholars to continue bonding as a group, as they get to know the Foundation, plus explore the Poconos. The historic Pocono Manor, established in 1901, is located north […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Summer Internships

September 2, 2019

The Botstiber Scholars Senior Cohort had the task of securing and completing an internship in a country in Africa over the summer. These students reflected on their experiences and were excited to share them with their fellow scholars and Botstiber Foundation Board of Advisors during the annual retreat. One of the seniors, Edward Amoah, shared […]

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