Sunday, July 16, 2017
Afghan Girls Robotics Team to compete in DC
Associated Press (ap.org); Editors, Wisdom Quarterly
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A robotics team of six girls from Afghanistan is attending an international competition in Washington, D.C., after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention from Pres. Don Trump.
Afghan girls robotics team to compete after visa obstacles
The team was the first to be introduced at an opening ceremony Sunday for the three-day high school competition. They will compete against entrants from more than 150 countries in the FIRST Global Challenge. It's the first annual robotics competition designed to encourage youths to pursue careers in math and science.