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Honeywell Center brings STEM education for girls

The programme was funded by Honeywell Hometown Solutions India Foundation (HHSIF), which allow 500 Avasara students with an experiential, project-based science curriculum.

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The programme was funded by Honeywell Hometown Solutions India Foundation (HHSIF), which allow 500 Avasara students with an experiential, project-based science curriculum. (Representational Image)

Written by Stuti Bafna

The Honeywell Center was inaugurated after collaborating with Avasara Leadership Institute, a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programme for girls in the age group of 11-18.

The programme was funded by Honeywell Hometown Solutions India Foundation (HHSIF), which allow 500 Avasara students with an experiential, project-based science curriculum.

“Gender inequality in education has an outsized defect on a girl’s ability to succeed or even pursue fundamental education beyond her adolescent years,” said Roopa Purushothaman, founder, Avasara Leadership Institute.

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“Avasara Leadership Institute seeks out the brightest girls, creates pathways to success, and builds a network of opportunity around them,” she added.

The Avasara Leadership Institute claims to provide an innovative academic curriculum for girl students, that combined a strong emphasis on leadership.