Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, recently announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to explore a partnership and companion programming that will offer educational content and prospective career development opportunities for interested students and their families in the UAE.
With a focus on enhancing space-inspired STEM disciplines and other cultural exchanges, the partnership seeks to improve the understanding and application of the core skills, and developing the collaboration necessary to drive future exploration in space, technology innovation, educational models, workforce development, global commerce and the arts.
In announcing its partnership in the UAE, Space Foundation COO and executive leader of the Center for Innovation and Education, Shelli Brunswick observed, “Today’s space renaissance is available to all people. The UAE’s vision is to build multinational bridges that will inspire today’s workforce and tomorrow’s innovators. Space Foundation is honored to partner with The Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group to build a collaborative future for the global space economy that benefits space exploration and improves daily life on Earth.”
“We are committed to developing our nation’s young talents in line with the UAE vision toward a more diverse and sustainable economy based on creativity, innovation and knowledge. Our partnership with the Space Foundation is testament to our confidence in the ability of the young generation to rise up and contribute to the building of a bright future.” said Dr. Hamed Al Suwaidi, CEO and Founder of the Al Suwaidi Private Office and Group of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).