Project Profile

Karam Foundation

project locations
  • Florida
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Syrian Refugees in Turkey

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

Syrian refugee youth, Turkish youth, and American students 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 Student Participants: 300
  • Participant Age Group: High School /Young Students
  • 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)

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