A driving force for education in the digital world
Deutsche Telekom Stiftung was established in 2003 to strengthen Germany's position as an education, research and technology leader. It is one of the country's main corporate foundations with an endowment of EUR 150 million. Deutsche Telekom Stiftung's mission is to improve education in the digital world concentrationg on the so called STEM subjects science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It focuses on four core areas: Education Drivers, Education Opportunities, Education Innovations and Education Dialog. Deutsche Telekom Stiftung is mainly active in the Federal Republic, but also offers selected international activities. To make the foundation’s projects as effective as possible, acknowledged experts in the fields of practical education and academic research are involved right from the word go. They then advise and accompany in the conceptualization and realization of the individual projects.
Deutsche Telekom Stiftung is an operational foundation with two governing bodies: the Board of Trustees and the Executive Board. The Board of Trustees advises the Executive Board on the foundation’s development. The Executive Board manages the foundation’s assets, decides on strategic issues, programs and projects and manages the foundation in close consultation with the Executive Director.
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