Glasgow Middle School partners with Kashmir Foundation to launch drone program for girls

The Business Women’s Giving Circle (BWGC) brings together successful women who want to have an impact on the women and girls in their community. Launched in 2014 by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, the Business Women's Giving Circle supports programs and organizations that promote innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership and inventive opportunities for girls and young women.

The Business Women’s Giving Circle awarded $45,000 in 2016 to five organizations providing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), Leadership and Entrepreneurship programs to girls in Northern Virginia, making total awards granted to date $125,000.

Kashmir World Foundation is one of the five recipients of the BWGC grant for conducting the SuperHERo Drone Girls workshop at Glasgow Middle School for 15 girls building five quadcopter drones in teams of three students. The workshop will be held as an afterschool activity at Glasgow Middle School in Virginia.

Kashmir World Foundation (KwF) is a nonprofit organization that integrates art as a means of i