Meet the woman behind this spaceship

The American-made Dream Chaser spaceship will one day take astronauts and supplies into space. And the woman leading that effort is businesswoman Eren Ozmen. She is co-owner and president of Sierra Nevada Corporation, a space systems and technologies company that is making the Dream Chaser, a more versatile version of earlier space shuttles. Ozmen has always worked hard. “My childhood ...
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TechCamp Istanbul

October 13-14, 2016 | Istanbul The U.S. Mission to Turkey in partnership with International Medical Corps hosted “TechCamp Istanbul: Digital Solutions for Displaced Populations” on October 13-14 in Istanbul.The event brought together more than 80 service providers and tech experts from Turkey, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Italy, and the U.S. to empower NGOs and civil society ...
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“My City” Creativity Workshop With Youth From Turkey and Syria

“My City” youth creativity workshop was organized on May 10-12 in collaboration with the Tarlabaşı Community Center and the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul. Syrian and Turkish youth participants (ages 11-15) engaged in the workshop led by American strategist Lina Srivastava who combines media, technology, art, and storytelling for social transformation. They first focused on ...
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Congratulations to the BorderlessHack Winning Team

Congratulations to the Borderless Hack winning team from Istanbul&I!! The judges loved their Hand to Heart winning project — using powerful storytelling to connect Syrian refugee women craft makers with a transparent, online marketplace. We’re looking forward to supporting them with this incredible endeavor! Thanks to all of our fantastic participants, mentors, jurors, and sponsors ...
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