Google RISE 2012 Awards List

We all know that Google has been coming up with better products that can make our life simpler through better products and software but on the other side, Google is more passionate about STEM and CS and therefore they decide to come up with their annual Google Roots In Science and Engineering program that supports global organizations that support science, technology, engineering and math and even computer science. Google also supports various organizations that provide better programs to university students across the world. This year there were many organizations that deserved the right to win the awards for their inspiring contributions and applications.

Google Roots In Science and Engineering program

In the United States, Santa Clara Valley Society of Women Engineers got award for their getSET program which is created for the underrepresented ethnic minority girls in the San Francisco Bay Area and to expose them to engineering which would build their self confidence. On the other hand, Saturday Academy where students from Oregon and SW Washington come together for high quality and learning opportunities taught by STEM experts. In Europe, The awards went to Frauennetzwerk Informatik at Universitat Passau that acts as an ambassador for computer science, engineering and math. The Center for Academic Achievement also received awards for running free educational classes for bright students from disadvantage areas.

Google also decided to include the Sub Saharan Africa this time in their list of awards where the honors went to Savana Signatures and Fundi Bots that provide access to information on technology and science. The organizations also provide information on robotics and potential careers.

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