Female STEM leaders with two years professional experience are invited to apply for a five-week mentorship programme in San Francisco and Washington, D.C., USA. Participants will benefit from project-based mentorship at leading companies and professional development workshops. The deadline is on Wednesday 5th May 2021.
TechWomen aims 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.
During the five-week program, participants engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, participate in professional development workshops and networking events, and travel to Washington, DC for targeted meetings and special events to conclude the program.
Applications are reviewed by independent selection committees composed of industry leaders and regional experts. Semifinalists may be interviewed by United States Embassy personnel in their country of permanent residence.
The deadline is on Wednesday 5th May 2021.
Applicants must be women with, at minimum, two years full-time professional experience in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
Please note that internships and other unpaid work experience does not count toward the two-year professional experience requirement.
A bachelor’s degree/four-year university degree or equivalent is required.
Applicants should be citizens and permanent residents of Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, 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.
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