Technovation is the world’s largest and longest running tech competition for girls. Every year Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real world problem. Girl’s ages 10 to 18 learn to identify a problem in their community and create a mobile app solution to address that problem, and learn how to communicate these ideas and translate them into a fully launched business.

 

Last year, Synergy Habesha Films and Communications P.L.C. collaborated with Ethio-Mosaic Events and Festivals P.L.C and UNESCO IICBA brought this world’s largest and longest running tech competition in Ethiopia. Female high school students aged between 10- 18 years old participated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Twelve teams of girls from ten different schools participated in this Tech challenge and presented their pitch in front of judges, invited guests and parents in May, 2017.

 

For the current 2018 season and second round, Synergy Habesha Films and Communications P.L.C in collaboration with Ministry of Science and Technology, UNESCO IICBA and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH launched their 2018 program and students workshop on Saturday February 24, 2018. For the 2018 season it was anticipated that more than 80 female students were participants in this program.

 

Synergy Habesha Films and Communications is a media company centred in the motto “empowering community through media”. Since its establishment, Synergy Habesha has produced a number of socially conscious documentaries and TV Shows including እኔ ምጠይቀው (My Quest). Their first film, Quragnaye (My Enchained) is a historical drama set 100 years ago during the time of Queen Zewditu. It is set for release  later this year.

A Season for Dancing is a Feature length Documentary Film about international adoption.

Synopsis:

A Season for Dancing is the story of a 15-year-old boy named Meseret who, along his adopted American father, embarks on a journey of discovery, redemption, and rejoicing in his homel¬¬and of Ethiopia. Together they seek out the people and places of Meseret’s colorful but tragic childhood, restoring relationships with family and friends, and celebrating with them his triumph over adversity.

 

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