General Motors, which owns brands such as Chevrolet, has announced that it will, along with the Plan Foundation, make more than 250 computers available to students in educational centers in Turbaco and Turbaná, in Bolivar Province.
The alliance between the institutions left a total of 267 laptops that will contribute to improving the digital skills of students in this region of Cartagena and other departments of the country. This is part of GM’s global strategy for diversity, equity and inclusion.
We are certain that these actions contribute to bridging the gaps in digital education, helping to increase student access and connection. said Angela Coloma, director of government for Colombia and communications for Colombia, Ecuador and Chile. and Peru.
In addition to handing out computers and under this alliance, General Motors also stated that it has also donated five higher education scholarships for girls and young adults who wish to study STEM-related careers (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The above, with the aim of promoting skill development, inclusion and female inclusion in these fields, as only 35% of students enrolled in these fields worldwide are women, according to the United Nations report Cracking the Code: Girls and Women’s Education in Science and Technology engineering and mathematics.