Category Archives: viNGN in the community

YWCA USVI Y-Teens Introduced to “Women in STEM” Pioneer and Virgin Islander Rashida Hodge for Black History Month

IBM Watson executive honors childhood lessons and human connections as spurs to AI innovations

rashida hodge flyer for y-teens presentation

Nearly 20 members of YWCA USVI’s Y-Teens VI Girls Leadership & Mentoring Group hosted viNGN for a Black History Month Women in STEM presentation on Saturday February 22 at the St. Andrew’s Church Parish Hall. Technology Executive and Artificial Intelligence Leader for IBM Watson Rashida Hodge was selected, for her deep ties to her native St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the high profile she maintains within the international scientific community.

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#viNGNSTEAMForward a hit at AgriFest2020!

Members of the viNGN Community Outreach Team shared information and lots of smiles with hundreds of curious boys, girls, men and women throughout the 2020 Agriculture and Food Fair on St. Croix this weekend! With the theme “Trendy in 2020”, the fair showed the inclusive spirit of all the U.S. Virgin Islands has to offer, from the expected to the progressive. We introduced our pilot program “STEAM Forward for SUCCESS” with the a-MAZE-ing Colby the Mouse with Code & Go┬«, an interactive fun way to introduce children to programming concepts.

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