Intel Pakistan today concluded the Sindh Science Fair in the run-up to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, one of the world’s largest pre-college science competitions which will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from May 8- May 13, 2016.
During the Sindh Provincial Science Fair, students from across the province presented research-based projects in the categories of biology, chemistry, computer sciences, mathematics and physics. More than 150 students and 50 teachers from all over Sindh participated in the fair, covering 72 projects. Randy L. Hatfield, Senior Policy Advisor and Manager, Sindh & Balochistan, USAID*/Pakistan, US Consulate General, Karachi was the Chief Guest for the Sindh Provincial Science Fair.
Winners of the Sindh Provincial Science Fair will be eligible to compete at the National Science Fair*, which will take place in Islamabad early next year. Projects from all four provinces will be assessed by a panel of renowned judges, with winners eligible to compete at the 2016 Intel® ISEF .
Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan said:
Intel has sponsored the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) for almost 2 decades now.. Each year we witness tremendous talent flowing from all over the world. ISEF is a great platform for youth both academically and socially, as they interact with each other during mixers and ceremonies which helps them gain confidence and valuable experience.
Speaking at the occasion regarding Intel’s education efforts in Pakistan, Randy Hatfield said:
I am honored to be invited as a guest to this venture supporting talented youth in Pakistan. It gives me great joy to witness talent emerging from all provinces. Intel Pakistan continues the great work of bringing ICT in classrooms and giving students an unparalleled platform. It is through the maintenance of valuable initiatives like these that our country can prosper and we can hope for a brighter future for our youth.