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For the first time in the U.S., 20 university students have been selected to travel to China with Huawei’s Seeds for the Future program to receive cutting-edge ICT training and gain exposure to Chinese culture and business environment.

  

About Seeds for the Future

The Huawei Seeds for the Future program offers undergraduate students majoring in STEM fields the opportunity to travel to China for two weeks to learn essential technology skills that will prepare them for a thriving career after they graduate. The program, sponsored by Huawei and the American Councils for International Education, advances STEM education in the U.S., and promotes a greater understanding of the global technology industry through cross-cultural experiences.

 

Huawei has long supported STEM education around the world through partnerships with educational institutions and various initiatives aimed at improving digital skills: In 2015 alone, Huawei arranged for 77 student groups from over 60 countries to visit China to enhance their technology education. Huawei is pleased to now offer American university students the opportunity to visit China by offering the Seeds for the Future program in the U.S. for the first time this year.

 

 

About the U.S. Program

For the inaugural Seeds for the Future U.S. program (July 29 – August 12, 2016), 20 students from American universities will have the opportunity to:

 

    • Visit Huawei’s laboratories, where they will interact with Huawei staff and witness live demonstrations of advanced communications technologies, such as 5G, LTE, and cloud computing.,
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    • Experience Chinese culture and language by taking Chinese classes and visiting major tourist attractions such as the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City.

 

The students who will take part in the program’s inaugural year come from diverse backgrounds and a wide range of academic institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Washington, University of Alabama, Pennsylvania State University, University of Kansas, University of Nebraska-Omaha, and Stanford University.

 

 

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Press Release

Please reference the Huawei Seeds for the Future press release here for additional information regarding this year’s program.
 

 

Contact

For questions regarding Seeds for the Future, please contact:
Francis Hopkins
Director, Corporate Communications, Huawei USA
Mobile: (240) 472-1724
francis.hopkins@huawei.com