2013 by the Numbers

TechWomen selected 78 participants from more than 1850 applications to participate in the program.

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"We want to harness one of America's great strengths - our excellence in technology and innovation - and use it to build effective and lasting partnerships with rising women leaders."

-Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State

What is TechWomen?

The mission of TechWomen is to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by providing them access and opportunity to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and become role models for women and girls in their communities.

TechWomen is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).

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Program Details

  During the five-week TechWomen program participants:

  • Engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley
  • Participate in professional development workshops and networking events
  • Travel to Washington, D.C. for targeted meetings and special events at the U.S. Department of State
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