The OAS Youth Academy on Transformative Technologies for the Americas provides online training, dynamic learning, remote labs, mentoring and hands-on experiences to equip youth with the necessary skills and internationally recognized credentials they need to obtain the jobs of the future and skills in transformative technologies.

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TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGIES THAT ARE CHANGING THE WORLD
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Discover how you can use machines to solve problems.

FINTECH

Learn about technologies that can improve and automate financial services.

BLOCKCHAIN

Explore blockchain applications and learn about their safety and transparency features.

NANOMATERIALS

Design and use materials deliberately engineered and manufactured in particle size.

VIRTUAL REALITY AND AUGMENTED REALITY

Place yourself at the center of a computer-generated world.

MACHINE LEARNING

Generate computer algorithms to help systems learn from data and identify patterns.

INTERNET OF 

THINGS (5G)

Learn how to use internet embedded in everyday objects and devices.

BIG DATA

Gain important insights from large data sets.

QUANTUM COMPUTING

Harness quantum mechanics to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

ROBOTICS

 Use engineering and computer science to design and operate robots.

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PARTNERS

Meta is providing AR/VR training and resources in Spanish, Portuguese and English to help learners, creators and developers build new skills, access technologies and unlock opportunities in the metaverse.

Graduates from this course will get access to the metaverse network of companies that require skilled people.

Structuralia is the leading school for specialized online learning in infrastructure, construction, energy and engineering.  Access their online campus and get certified with top universities and institutions recognized internationally.

 

ABOUT US

OUR STORY

The effect of the COVID-19 crisis and the ensuing acceleration of the digital economy have emphasized the need for the OAS Member States to address the gaps in skills and readiness of its workforce and citizens. Women, minorities, youth and unskilled workers were among the most impacted with increased poverty, inequality and diminished opportunities for social mobility.


The OAS Youth Academy reflects our commitment with providing youth and other vulnerable populations with the necessary skills and capabilities they need in the areas of transformative science and technologies to thrive in the new labor market and be competitive in the Industry 4.0.

OUR GOAL

We aim to train 10,000 youth in transformative science and technologies by 2024. Among those, women and girls, rural and indigenous communities and other populations in vulnerable situations are our top priority.

COLLABORATION

Strategic partners are at the heart of this initiative. We are expanding quickly, and welcome cooperation offers from public, private and academic institutions to share basic and advanced training in transformative technologies, remote labs, mentoring, courses and certifications on digital skills and for Industry 4.0 for the youth of the Americas.

 

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