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Abel Fikadu

Abel Fikadu

After going through the STEM School program how did you find the experience?

I gained numerous valuable experiences; it was a life-changing journey. I developed skills in web development, communication, teamwork, and enhanced my problem-solving mindset.

Did it change how you think about science, math, technology or aviation?

Yes, it was an incredible journey that completely transformed how I perceive the technology world. It provided amazing exposure to both the aviation industry and STEM.

What's the most important thing you learned from the program?

Everything was important, especially team working and the 21st century skills.

How might the program help you in school or in your life?

It lays a solid foundation for my programming journey and innovation projects, while also opening up new job opportunities based on what I've learned (building websites and systems for different businesses).

What skills that you got during the program do you use now?

Coding, critical thinking, team work.

Do you continue learning stem related subjects?

Yes, I am trying to teach myself through the internet.

Do you feel more interested in STEM subjects after doing this program? Why or why not?

Yes, I am definitely interested in STEM because it is the future driving force for development. The innovations and advancements in STEM fields play a crucial role in shaping the world.

Will you recommend other students to participate in this program?

Of course, I recommend the program to all students. It has been a valuable experience for me, and I believe others can benefit from it as well.

What was the most fun or exciting part of the program for you?

The most enjoyable and thrilling aspect of the program for me was our weekend tours, gaining insights from experienced individuals, and the excitement of working late nights to build our final day projects.

What would you like to do next, with the skills learned at the 6 week program?

I would like to leverage the skills I gained during the 6-week program to share my knowledge and experiences with students who may be unfamiliar with STEM education. Additionally, I am actively working with my friends to establish a problem-solving tech startup.

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