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The Trust for the Americas y Jóvenes Constructores de la Comunidad (JCC) celebran la graduación de la segunda generación del Proyecto Skills for Sustainability (S4S) - Jale por el Agua

2024/06/03

En el marco del Proyecto Skills for Sustainability (S4S) - Jale por el Agua, una iniciativa conjunta entre The Trust for the Americas y Jóvenes Constructores de la Comunidad (JCC), se celebró la segunda ceremonia de graduación, donde 57 jóvenes que ahora cuentan con habilidades para la vida, laborales y tecnológicas, recibieron constancias de conocimientos en el manejo y operación del agua.

Mexico

Computer Science and Robotics Classes Delivered across Belize with FIFA Foundation Support

2024/05/10

Computer science and robotics will be introduced at 40 Belizean schools. The FIFA Foundation Digital Education Programme is possible thanks to a joint initiative between the FIFA Foundation, the Football Federation of Belize and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology

Belize

The Trust for the Americas, Microsoft y ParqueSoft Nariño inauguran el Centro POETA IA en Colombia

2024/05/17

Al igual que Internet, la inteligencia artificial es una tecnología que influye y seguirá influyendo en diversos aspectos de la economía, por eso, The Trust for the Americas (The Trust), Microsoft y ParqueSoft Nariño tienen el placer de anunciar la apertura del primer Centro POETA de Inteligencia Artificial (IA) como un hito significativo en el fortalecimiento de la infraestructura tecnológica y la promoción de la innovación en la región de Nariño.

Colombia

The Trust for the Americas Strengthens Partnerships and Fosters Innovation in Trinidad and Tobago

2024/04/22

Rodrigo Iriani, DIA Senior Program Manager, and Quimey Del Rio, Senior Project Officer, from The Trust for the Americas, embarked on a significant visit to the DIA Youth Innovation Lab in Trinidad and Tobago (DIA Lab TT) to bolster ties with local partner Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and donor Citi Foundation. This visit aimed to explore innovation, engage with stakeholders, and enhance collaboration in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago

The “Tech 4 TT” Hackathon Sparked Young Innovators to Showcase Tech-Based Solutions in Trinidad and Tobago

2024/03/27

In an exciting virtual event, the "Tech 4 TT: Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Future" Hackathon brought together young innovators from Trinidad and Tobago in an event organized by The Trust for the Americas' local partner, the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI), and focused on challenging participants from the DIA Youth Innovation Lab in Trinidad and Tobago (DIA Lab TT) to develop innovative tech-based solutions.

Trinidad & Tobago

The Trust for the Americas, a través del Proyecto CIMA, promueve la inserción laboral de mujeres jóvenes en la industria de la hospitalidad

2024/03/21

The Trust for the Americas realizó la presentación de resultados del Proyecto CIMA (Capacitación Integral de Mujeres en Acción) el cual, en sus primeros dos años, capacitó a más de 430 mujeres y más de 200 obtuvieron oportunidades económicas en la forma de empleos, emprendimientos y prácticas profesionales.

Mexico

The Trust for the Americas’ JET Project Graduates 118 Youth in Digital and Life Skills

2024/03/19

The Trust for the Americas, through its Democratizing Innovation in the Americas Program (DIA), proudly celebrates the monumental achievement of Cohort 2's graduation from the JET Project, marking a remarkable milestone in the project's journey to empower Jamaican youth for the digital economy.

Jamaica

Empowering Communities: Strategic Partnerships Drive Sustainability Initiatives in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez

2024/03/05

We celebrate the successful graduation of the second cohort of the Skills for Sustainability project in El Paso, led by The Trust for the Americas in collaboration with NADBank, Microsoft, and the STTE Foundation. This binational program emerges in response to critical challenges facing the water sector in the U.S.-Mexico border region, including scarcity and the imminent retirement of one-third of the sector's workforce in the next decade. With a focus on providing training in digital, life, and technical skills, Skills for Sustainability aims to empower individuals to address these challenges and promote sustainable development in the region, while fostering strategic partnerships for sustainable outcomes.

Estados Unidos

The Trust for the Americas, CARIRI and Citi Foundation Grant Seed-Funding to Young Entrepreneurs from the DIA Lab TT

2024/03/04

The DIA Lab TT has evolved into more than just a hub for technological training, mentorship, and access to advanced, state-of-the-art equipment. It's a catalyst for young entrepreneurs to bring their ideas to life, supported by seed funding provided by the Pitch Tank Competitions. This transformation was evident on February 28, as nine promising individuals, selected for their creativity and determination, gathered at CARIRI's Centre for Enterprise Development. There, amidst palpable excitement, they presented their innovative business concepts to a panel of esteemed judges. The diverse range of ventures, from eco-friendly skincare to cutting-edge agricultural technology, captivated the audience and impressed the judges.

Trinidad & Tobago

The Trust for the Americas, Microsoft, EY y Celamex fomentan la inclusión laboral a través de la educación en tecnología en México

2024/02/15

Ciudad de México (15 de febrero de 2024) - Dada la importancia que gana cada vez más la tecnología en el mercado laboral mexicano y, en general, en todos los aspectos de la vida, tres gigantes se han unido en una alianza estratégica que promete contribuir positivamente al panorama laboral en América Latina. Desde 2023, The Trust for the Americas, Microsoft y EY han forjado esta colaboración, con el objetivo de reducir la desigualdad laboral mediante la implementación del Proyecto POETA DigiSpark en varios países de la región, incluyendo Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, México, Perú, Puerto Rico y Uruguay.

Mexico

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