Application Due Date: January 16 th2019
TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, development, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional equivalents in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen materials people access to networks, resources, and comprehending to empower them to reach their total capability.
Throughout the five-week program, people take part in project-based mentorships at leading service in the San Francisco Bay Place and Silicon Valley, participate in professional improvement workshops and networking celebrations, and travel to Washington, DC. for targeted conferences and distinct celebrations to conclude the program.
TechWomen is an effort of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) TechWomen, presented in 2011, supports the United States’ around the world devotion towards advancing the rights and participation of women and females all over the world by permitting them to reach their total capability in the tech market.
TechWomen is dealt with by the Institute of International Education( IIE).
2019 TechWomen Eligibility Requirements.
Prospects ought to:.
Be women with, at minimum, 2 years full-time professional experience in the STEM (science, development, engineering and mathematics) fields. Please note that internships and other unclear work experience does not count towards the two-year professional experience requirement.
Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree/four-year university degree or equivalent.
Master made up and spoken English.
Be individuals and irreparable 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.
Be certified to get a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa.
Not have in fact gotten an immigrant visa to the United States (aside from the Range Immigrant Visa, also described as the “visa lotto video game”) in the previous 5 years.
Not hold U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. legal irreparable regional.
Option will be used to prospects who:.
Program themselves as emerging leaders in their picked professional track through their work experience, volunteer experience, community activities and education.
Are committed to return to their home countries to share what they have in fact found and coach women and females.
Have very little or no previous experience in the United States.
Have actually an evaluated record of voluntary or civil service in their areas.
Have in fact a revealed efficiency history of entrepreneurialism and devotion to advancement.
Program a decision to participate in exchange programs, welcome possibilities for mentoring and new cooperation improvement, and reveal confidence and maturity.
The following expenditures are covered by the TechWomen program:.
Roundtrip around the world flight from private home country to the United States.
Domestic flight from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.
Realty in San Francisco or Sunnyvale, California throughout the mentorship period.
Meals and incidentals.
Hotel stay in Washington, D.C.
Public transportation to the person’s host service.
Regional transportation to group program celebrations in the San Francisco Bay Place and Washington, D.C.
People are responsible for the cost of any non program activities such as independent sightseeing and cultural celebrations, in addition to any non program-related domestic or around the world travel.
TechWomen people will be housed in San Francisco or Mountain View, California, relying on the location of the person’s host service. People will share a home with a fellow Emerging Leader. Each person will have her own individual bed space, while the living-room and cooking location will be shared.
The TechWomen program is unable to accommodate people’ partners, kids, or other dependents.
Please bear in mind that details go through change. Due to the hectic nature of the program, arrival and departure dates for selected people are not flexible.
The 2019 TechWomen application will open on November 20, 2018 and close at 09: 00 AM PST (GMT-08: 00) on January 16,2019 Semifinalists will be contacted by ways of e-mail in/around March2019 Choices will be made no behind May 17,2019 All prospects will be notified of the results of their application.
To Learn More:.
Go To the Authorities Websites of the TechWomen Emerging Leaders Program2019