Browse the Emerging Leader profiles and learn more about the 2014 cohort.
Connect with global women leaders and join the growing community of TechWomen worldwide.
Travel to Africa and the Middle East to expand professional networks and encourage girls' interest in STEM careers.
Engage with experts and innovators in your field and become a change agent in your community.
TechWomen empowers, connects, and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities.
Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional capacity, increases mutual understanding between key networks of professionals, and expands girls’ interest in STEM careers by exposing them to female role models.
Although Nihal Fares was already an entrepreneur in Egypt before participating in the 2013 TechWomen program, she s …Read More »
As a technology entrepreneur who is passionate about the power of technology to transform society, TechWomen was a …Read More »
2012 TechWomen Professional Mentor, Jennifer Sherman, shares her thoughts on the responsibility to mentor, a woman’ …Read More »
A collection of photos from the first cohort of TechWomen Mentees. TechWomen is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), managed by the Institute of International Education (IIE). In 2011 and 2012 IIE implemented the TechWomen program in partnership with the Anita Borg Institute for Women and […]
Jill Finlayson, Senior Director of Community at LikeList and Loubna Lahmici, Founder of Drezdec.com, discuss their experience as TechWomen Professional Mentor and Emerging Leader.
Founders of the TechWomen Zimbabwe group discuss their new initiative to mentor girls and introduce the Technovation challenge.
Guest post by Ouafae Alami, 2014 Emerging Leader from Morocco The TechWomen Experience: A Dream … Read More »
Guest post by Tarimin Kewa, 2014 Emerging Leader from Nigeria The long awaited day had arrived … Read More »
For the past two weeks, Emerging Leaders have been hard at work at their mentorships developing … Read More »
Last night, hundreds of people "flocked" to Twitter Headquarters to attend the 2014 TechWomen … Read More »