A robotics competition team of Afghan girls won't be able to watch their creation compete in person.
They were recently denied one-week visas to the United States to come to Washington, D.C., for the First Global Challenge, a new robotics competition that focuses on providing clean water.
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The team twice traveled the roughly 500-mile distance to the U.
Six Afghan girls who are members of an all-female robotics team were denied a one-week travel visa to participate in an international robotics competition in Washington D.C., Forbes reports. The Team Afghanistan teenagers hoped to v...
The team had travelled hundreds of miles on a perilous trip to secure a visa to travel to a Washington D.C. international robotics competition, only to have their dreams smashed.
"We want to show the world we can do it, we just need a chance," 14-year-old Fatemah says. Fatemah is one of six teen girls competing for Team Afghanistan in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition. Forbes reports the team t...