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Woman in Tech, Do Not Miss This Fantastic Opportunity to Become an Emerging Leader! Apply for the 2016 TechWomen Program

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From today, the 30th of November 2015, TechWomen is accepting application into its Emerging Leaders program. TechWomen is “a professional mentorship and exchange program developed in response to President Obama’s efforts to strengthen relations between the United States and the Middle East and North Africa.”

In 2015, 99 women from 19 countries participated in the five-week TechWomen program. Click here to see the full list of the 2015 fellows – including Nigerians

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be women with, at minimum, two years full-time professional experience in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math)
  • Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree/four year university degree or equivalent
  • Be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Be citizens and permanent residents of Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, 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 eligible to obtain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa
  • Not have applied for an immigrant visa to the United States, or participated in a visa lottery in the past five years
  • Not hold U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. legal permanent resident

TechWomen Emerging Leaders will:

  • Challenge themselves with new questions and concepts
  • Collaborate with like-minded women in their fields on an innovative project
  • Network with influential industry leaders
  • Discover their own innovative leadership style
  • Create meaningful friendships with women from all over the world
  • Explore the diverse communities of the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, D.C.
  • Inspire the next generation of women and girls in their home countries

For more information on the application information, and process CLICK HERE.

Photo Credit: Techwomen.org

5 Comments

  1. jhennique

    November 30, 2015 at 9:03 am

    Hi. Why does the page ask for authentication/login details when i click apply?

  2. Asake

    November 30, 2015 at 10:14 am

    Please apply.. A friend of mine went for the 2015 own, infact it was recently concluded.. She had a wonderful experience

  3. swthrt

    November 30, 2015 at 11:04 am

    Cant apply, kept asking for username and password.. Or its for selected few?

  4. kemisola

    November 30, 2015 at 11:26 am

    same thing here, asking for username and password. please what should we do?

  5. jhennique

    December 1, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Hey guys, the “apply” link works now. No more authentication request. Go try

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