Program Profile

Karam Foundation

Innovating Across Boundaries

"Innovating Across Boundaries” connects participants in the United States and in Turkey, including Syrian refugees, through project-based learning focused on coding and robotics.

Syrian refugee, Turkish, and American youth connect virtually to learn how to solve various problems and use creativity to design and create different products. A large emphasis is on frequent online exchanges, such as virtual group assignments and weekly video calls.

  • Number of Participants: 300
  • Participant Age Group: High School/Grades 9-12
  • Partners in the United States: All Saints Academy in Florida, Episcopal School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, NuVu Studio (Massachusetts)
  • Partner in the Middle East and North Africa: Karam House
  • Project Duration: 14 Months (November 2017 – December 2018)