Hundreds of people lined the sidewalk for the opening of the Desert Diamond West Valley casino near Glendale Sunday. The tribe’s plan is to eventually build a $200 million resort and switch to a Class III gaming facility.
It isn’t often middle school students are selected to represent their country internationally. It also isn’t often that girls and minorities are given a chance to succeed in fields like science and technology. But new opportunity in a small country halfway across the world may help empower local communities often left behind in STEM fields.