WIT is a women's empowerment program sponsored by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) of the U.S. Department of State, with additional funding from Microsoft.
Participants at a computer training in Jordan
WIT takes a two-fold approach to empowering women and expanding their participation in the workforce through specially tailored training activities that build the capacity of both partner organizations and the women they serve.
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Women in Technology empowers women and expands their participation in the workforce and civil society by providing local Partner Organizations, and the women they serve, with cutting-edge training in business planning, professional development and information technology.
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Since its launch in 2005, WIT has trained over 7,000 women and built the capacity of more than 50 local women’s organizations in the Middle East.
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THIS PROGRAM IS ADMINISTERED BY IIE
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Huda Yahya has spent her entire life in a wheelchair. Now she is inspiring other disabled women in her community.
After a long and painful ordeal, Rana Hadi enrolled in a WIT class in Baghdad and went on to become a WIT trainer.
"I never lost hope to carry on my education to empower myself with new tools especially in the IT Field."
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