An Opportunity For Women: TechWomen Mentorship Program

An Opportunity For Women: TechWomen Mentorship Program:

TechWomen is a program that empowers, connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East by giving them the opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities.

Participants hail from 20 countries in Africa, Central and South Asia and the Middle East and are recognized for their achievements and potential to excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

TechWomen Mentorship Program – Eligibility Requirements

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.

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, 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 eligible to obtain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa.

Not have applied for an immigrant visa to the United States (other than the Diversity Immigrant Visa, also known as the “visa lottery”) in the past five years.

Not hold U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. legal permanent resident.

For more information and application materials, Visit: TechWomen Mentorship Program – Fully Funded for Women to USA

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