U.S. inventor conducts aviation modeling seminars in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK (TCA) — The U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic has organized a series of seminars on aviation modeling from May 15-22 in the cities of Bishkek, Kant, Osh, and Jalal-Abad. A coach from the United States, Eno Umoh, conducts these seminars to help skills for inventing among young people. Entrance to all events is free, the U.S. Embassy said.

On May 15-16 at the American Corner in Bishkek, Eno Umoh conducts aeromodeling seminars for exchange program alumni. He will conduct the same program at the Osh American Corner on May 18-19.

The American Corners of Bishkek, Jalal-Abad, Kant, and Osh will host Eno Umoh’s two-hour aviation modeling seminars for young inventors, schoolchildren, teachers and all interested people from May 17 to May 21. Following the seminars, exhibitions of inventions made by young people will take place, and the best inventions will receive prizes from Eno Umoh. Seminar participants will learn how to create flying models, and young inventors will demonstrate their inventions. Creating inventions can be a catalyst for a country’s economic development, where young inventors play an important role.

Eno Umoh is the co-founder of Global Air Media, a full service aerial cinematography and mapping company. Umoh works to give students the skills they need to create and engage to the evolving technology needs of the workforce. In addition to commercial services, Umoh holds camps to promote STEM initiatives for children in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Nigeria. He routinely hosts after school programs for underprivileged youth in the DC-Baltimore area.

Sergey Kwan

TCA

Sergey Kwan has worked for The Times of Central Asia as a journalist, translator and editor since its foundation in March 1999. Prior to this, from 1996-1997, he worked as a translator at The Kyrgyzstan Chronicle, and from 1997-1999, as a translator at The Central Asian Post.
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Kwan studied at the Bishkek Polytechnic Institute from 1990-1994, before completing his training in print journalism in Denmark.

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