Emirates Foundation “Think Science” program aims to inspire, encourage, and empower UAE youth, between the ages of 15 and 24 years to embrace careers in science and technology. The program is established to respond to the nation’s demand for science talents. In addition, to support creating a National Scientific Critical Mass capable of participating in science-based policy making and utilizing Science and Technology in helping society to prosper.
In 2008 the program launched, and in 2012 it became the Think Science Program which consist of three core projects, the national Think Science Competition, Think Science Ambassadors which empowers youth, and Think Science Connect platform.
WSIS action lines related to this activity: Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
Related MDGs: MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
Programme, Training initiative, Guidelines, Database, Stakeholders Platform
Ongoing: 24/09/2012 - 29/11/2013
Ministry of Education, Abu Dhabi Educational Council, Partners from Private sector such as Oxy, ConocoPhillips, Exon mobile, Dolphin, Siemens, Shell, Formula 1, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), Parsons, etc…