Partnership with Medtronic
November 16, 2022
UWC is proud to announce a partnership with Medtronic: a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions. Medtronic will be particularly involved in our Female Empowerment Project to support girls from the Middle East and North Africa to embark on the two last years of the International Baccalaureate Programme on a scholarship.
The girls, who are selected by National Committees in their region, have the skills and qualifications for studying at our school, but would not be able to take this opportunity without financial support. Living and learning together with youth from all over the world and a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, they are provided with the skills and knowledge to navigate and adapt to a changing world; to become self supportive, able to make their own decisions; and contribute to their communities and the world. As we encourage our students to work and focus on societal matters during and after their studies, the impact of UWC reaches far beyond the students alone.
Karima Bosters-Bibi and Cristina Benitez Ginesta from Medtronic visited UWC Maastricht and met with our students Midad and Galli, who are already in UWC Maastricht thanks to the Female Empowerment Network. After their visit, they said “In a world that wants to hear more from women we should offer them a stand!”