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She Is Foundation has added the Dominican Republic to the She is an Astronaut program that takes girls to the NASA Space Center. The objective is to impact the lives of Dominican girls between the ages of 9 and 16 who live in vulnerable situations and promote careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The program is already implemented in Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador.

She’s an Astronaut is an initiative developed by the She Is Foundation and the NASA Space Center with the support of the Government of Sweden and UN Women, among other organizations, is that girls can learn about all the opportunities they could find in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers.

In this program, the girls learned about leadership, motivational dynamics, teamwork through problem-solving and communication management related to real situations in...

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