The U.S. Department of State initiative TechWomen is inviting applications from interested Zimbabwean females in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to take part in a mentorship and exchange program to be held in San Fransisco next year.
TechWomen, brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States.
By Kudakwashe Pembere
The program is five weeks long.
“During the five-week program, participants engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley,” said the initiative.
Added TechWomen, “The 2017 program will include 100 women from the following countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe.”
Please follow this link: https://www.techwomen.org/participants/eligibility-and-application.
“They’re looking for women who have demonstrated themselves as emerging leaders in their chosen profession, through their work experience, volunteer experience, community activities and education. Please consider forwarding this message to your pertinent networks,” urged TechWomen