Jamf + MATTER = Activating Innovation In Education

By |2021-10-21T15:20:22-05:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: |

If you’re part of the Apple IT and InfoSec world, you’re probably aware of the world’s largest gathering of Apple enthusiasts happening this week. Hosted by Jamf, the Minneapolis-based leader in mobile device management solutions for Apple devices, the Jamf Nation User Conference, or JNUC, is in its twelfth year and bigger than ever. In [...]

Revolutionizing Education In Afghanistan: Bayat-MATTER Innovation Hub

By |2021-04-16T10:47:31-05:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

April 10, 2021, was an exciting day in Kabul, Afghanistan as the city celebrated the grand opening of the Bayat-MATTER Innovation Hub. The first of its kind in the country, the Innovation Hub promises to revolutionize education in Afghanistan. For female students in particular, the Innovation Hub will be a game-changer, opening doors of opportunity [...]

Student-Centered Learning: Malayaka House + Innovation Hub

By |2021-03-05T08:23:36-06:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Like most teenagers, Danny and Bobo live busy lives filled with school, sports, friends and family. At fifteen and seventeen, they're beginning to think about their futures and what they want to do when they grow up. Danny is dreaming of a career in computer engineering, while Bobo has his sights set on mechanical engineering. [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub: Afghanistan Hub To Create Opportunity For Young Women

By |2021-02-05T13:51:19-06:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: |

The MATTER Innovation Hub is inspiring minds and expanding the horizons of students in Haiti, Senegal, Uganda and Zimbabwe. In April 2021, the doors will open to the first MATTER Innovation Hub in Afghanistan. Located in the capital city of Kabul, this stunning, state-of-the-art facility is the vision of The Bayat Foundation, working in collaboration [...]

Regenerate Senegal: Farming, Friendships and a Bright Future

By |2020-09-10T20:47:22-05:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Agriculture, Education, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

For small chicken farmers in Senegal, the proverbial question is not, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” It’s “What will come first to kill our chickens?” Tragically, Senegalese farmers lose half of their flock to disease, stress, heat and a myriad of other conditions every year. As an important source of nutrition and income, it’s essential small farmers learn a better way to farm their chickens that is more productive [...]

Innovation Hub: Learning Leads To Opportunity

By |2019-12-23T14:06:50-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

“School is more fun and I look forward to it now!”  Tristan Harris is a sixth-grader at Victoria Falls Primary School in Zimbabwe. At eleven years old, attending school had become routine and boring. When the MATTER Innovation Hub arrived at his school earlier this year, Tristan’s attitude changed. Instead of dreading school, he got up each day eager to go.   [...]

Change Lives For Students Like Marissa

By |2019-12-12T12:55:15-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Marissa Taylor, a sixth grader at Victoria Falls Primary School in Zimbabwe. Meet Marissa, a sixth-grader at Victoria Falls Primary School in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Marissa’s always liked school. She’s smart, curious and loves to learn. When the MATTER Innovation Hub arrived at her school, she was anxious to see what all the excitement [...]

2019 YOU MATTER Gala Speaker Announcement: Lual Mayen

By |2021-05-03T10:55:41-05:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

MATTER is excited to announce the first of several speakers for the 2019 YOU MATTER Gala taking place on October 3, 2019, at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis!   Lual Mayen, a South Sudanese developer and founder of Junub Games, a company dedicated to creating games that bring social change, will be speaking about one [...]

Pioneering A New Approach To Education: Aubrey Chiwundura

By |2019-08-14T16:27:59-05:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , |

“I hope that everything they do here helps their future to be brighter, not only on the educational side but even in life, because the creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which are all promoted by the MATTER Innovation Hub, also apply even in life.” Sharing his hopes for the 260 students he works with [...]

First MATTER Innovation Hub in Africa Unveiled in Zimbabwe

By |2019-08-02T11:42:58-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

July 17 was a momentous day at the Victoria Falls Primary School in Zimbabwe. Students and staff lined up in neat rows in the school's courtyard awaiting the arrival of Zimbabwe’s First Lady. As dignitaries and distinguished guests began to arrive and the media set up their cameras, the air was thick with anticipation. The [...]

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