WHO WE ARE

In an ever-changing world, it’s more important that African youth are prepared to bring knowledge and skills to solve problems, make sense of information and know how to gather and evaluate evidence to make decisions. These are the kinds of skills that students develop in STEM trainings. If we want an Africa where our future leaders, neighbors and workers can understand and solve most of today’s complex challenges, if not all; and that of the future, to meet the demands of a dynamic and evolving workforce, building students’ skills, confidence, content knowledge and literacy in STEM fields is essential.

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COMMUNITY PROJECT

LESSAT PAST & PRIOR EVENTS

MARCH 2018

LESSAT hosted the first ever Science Technology and Innovation conference of young ladies from high school in Monrovia, recognizing the United Nations international women day celebration.

2017

LESSAT collaborated with NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS as GRTL Call Center Coordinator. Coordinated ten (10) young women working at the NDI call center, encourage first time women voter to register to vote in the 2017 general election

2017

LESSAT collaborated with the EMBASSY OF SWEDEN TO LIBERIA and Facilitated the Economic Prosperity & Entrepreneurship Lab of the First National Youth Peace Building Conference in Liberia.

JUNE 2016

LESSAT hosted an interactive fund-raising dinner with professionals, college students and lecturers. The main aim of the dinner was to encourage retention among STEM students, inspiring them to network and take charge of their education.

2015

LESSAT collaborated with the Bureau of Science Technology, Vocational and Special Education of the Ministry of Education and the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo- Information Service (LISGIS) to conduct “The National Survey of Research and Experimental Development (R&D) on Science Technology and Innovation Activities In Liberia” for the Bureau of Science Technology, Vocational and Special Education.

2013-2014

LESSAT recruited 4STEM ambassadors (students with great potential to succeed in STEM) to coordinate communication between career development programs, the leadership of LESSAT and partner schools. The ambassadors provided STEM mentoring program for The YMCA Computer School, Hancol Prepardtory School, United Christain Acadamy and a Government School.