The US Government TechWomen initiative will identify 100 women in STEM fields from countries in Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East to participate in the 2022 program.
Application deadline: January 5, 2022
International travel, housing, meals and incidentals, local transportation and transportation to official TechWomen events are covered by the TechWomen program. Participants are responsible for the cost of any non-program activities in which they wish to partake, such as independent sightseeing and non-program-related travel.
From the moment the Emerging Leaders arrive, they are immersed in the innovative, constantly evolving culture of Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. Emerging Leaders work closely with their Professional Mentors to design meaningful projects while exploring the San Francisco Bay Area with their Cultural Mentor and fellow program participants.
US Government TechWomen Emerging Leaders will:
The 2020 TechWomen program will occur over five weeks from February 2022 – March 2022. Due to the fast-paced nature of the program, arrival and departure dates are not flexible.
In order to qualify for the US Government TechWomen Program Applicants for US Government Techwomen Program must meet the following requirements:
Preference will be given to applicants who
US Government TechWomen encourages people with diverse backgrounds and skills to apply, including individuals with disabilities.
Selection: TechWomen participants are selected based on the eligibility requirements above. 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.
Eligible Countries: 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.
To start your application process, please visit the official TechWomen Program website.
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