What is TechWomen?
Bringing the power of global business, technology and education together, TechWomen pairs women from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East with their counterparts in Silicon Valley for a professional mentorship and exchange program at leading technology companies.
Who can apply?
The program is open to professional women with two years full-time professional experience in the STEM fields and have a bachelor's degree/four-year university degree or equivalent. Applicants must be citizens of Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan or Zimbabwe at the time of application and while participating in the program.Eligibility Requirements
Year of Inception: 2011
TechWomen Alumnae: 419
Participating Countries: 22
Who sponsors the program?
Our sponsor is the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. They foster mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, sympathetic and peaceful relations.Learn more
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