Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Students and Alumni Acknowledged in Education Awards ceremony
Islamabad, 7th June 2017 – The finalists of this year’s Intel ISEF and the alumni of previous years were acknowledged and awarded at Intel® Innovation in Education Ambassadors and Alumni Awards today. The awards were presented in recognition of the outstanding achievements of organizations and individuals working with the Intel® Education Initiative in Pakistan over the years. The event was attended by leading educationists of the country.
Held since 2003, the Intel Innovation in Education Ambassadors and Alumni Awards appreciated the efforts of Intel ISEF Finalists who participated in the International Science & Engineering Fair held in Los Angeles, USA in May this year. The alumni of past years were also awarded for their remarkable achievements and continued passion in promoting innovation and research in science as well as the integration of technology in education.
Intel also acknowledged the efforts of Danish Public School, Pak Turk International School and Colleges and Aga Khan Higher Secondary School for their support in sponsoring projects at ISEF 2017.
The Acknowledgement Awards for Intel ISEF Finalists / Alumni and Ambassadors aimed to showcase innovative initiatives and the efforts of key stakeholders for their effective support and sustained efforts in promoting programs for innovation in sciences that have benefited the education system all across Pakistan.
About Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)
- The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, sponsored by Intel since 1997 is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, providing an annual forum for more than 1,800 high school students from about 70 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their independent research as they compete for over US $5 million annually. Student finalists, in grades 9through 12, emerge from a field of approximately one million students who compete in more than 500 regional Intel ISEF-affiliated science fairs around the world. Intel’s sponsorship of the ISEF is part of the Intel® Education Initiative, which is focused on collaborating with educators and governments around the world to improve the quality of science and mathematics education and to help students develop the higher order thinking skills they need to participate and succeed in a knowledge-based economy.