Tech companies Stand with Ahmed, offer the young inventor opportunities

Tech companies Stand with Ahmed, offer the young inventor opportunities

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed and his homemade clock have sparked passion and support from thousands of people who believe he was unfairly arrested after bringing his invention to his classroom at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas.

His innovation has also caught the eye of tech companies that are interested in helping stoke Mohamed’s interest in technology.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke publicly about Mohamed’s story, and invited him to come to his company’s headquarters:

You’ve probably seen the story about Ahmed, the 14 year old student in Texas who built a clock and was arrested when he…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Box CEO Aaron Levie also invited Mohamed to tour Box:

Google has invited Mohamed to the company’s annual science fair, where kids between the ages of 13 and 18 compete for scholarship money:

NASA’s Chris Hadfield offered Mohamed a seat at the Generator show in Toronto:

Twitter didn’t stop at a tour — the company wants the high school freshman to intern with them:

Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian also offered a similar gig:

Well Ahmed, that’s now an invite to Facebook, a seat at the Google Science fair, a seat at the NASA show, an invite to Box, an internship at Twitter, an internship at Reddit and an invite to the White House. Keep on rocking!

UPDATE: In a press conference, Mohamed said that he will be attending the White House — as well as changing schools.

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