M.A. in Global Thought graduate Michelle Lee successfully founded and led a virtual tech leadership program titled Young Tech Leaders of the Middle East.

Young Tech Leaders of the Middle East: Virtual Tech Leadership Program Launches with 24 Youth

On July 31, 2021, 24 youth from the Middle East showcased their human-centered design solutions, addressing a range of issues, from minibus transportation in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to providing support to refugee communities abroad. The event was a capstone to the Young Tech Leaders of the Middle East inaugural summer program—a 3-week virtual technology leadership program for conflict-affected and refugee youth from the Middle East, hosted in partnership with Re:Coded and Davis Projects for Peace.

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