Guest post by Lamia Ben Hiba You are insatiable. Foolish and hungry. You want to make a dent in the universe. Be one of those people who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world. Say no more, I know exactly how you feel. I wake up everyday with the hope I can make a difference, I can … [READ MORE...]
Archives for December 2011
TechWomen Eligibility Criteria – Apply Today!
The 2012 TechWomen Application is Now Open! The TechWomen initiative will identify approximately 42 women who are emerging leaders in technology sectors for a five-week program, including project-based mentorships at leading companies in California, workshops, networking events, a conference, and … [READ MORE...]
TechWomen Now Accepting Applications for 2012
U.S. Department of State Press Release Media Note The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today that the TechWomen initiative – an international exchange that uses technology as a means to empower women and girls worldwide – is now accepting online … [READ MORE...]
Using Comics to Encourage Girls’ Involvement in STEM
If someone had asked Rayane Hazimeh a few years ago why she had become an engineer, she probably would have said that it was by mistake. “I was always the black sheep,” Rayane explains, “and often that meant walking away from the norm.” Rayane has always had a taste for adventure and challenges, and … [READ MORE...]
What is TechWomen?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mXvkZarEoY We are pleased to present What is TechWomen: A video montage which showcases TechWomen Mentors and Mentees from the 2011 program. Each woman describes the program in her own words. We encourage you to apply to participate in the program! The online … [READ MORE...]
TechWomen Mentees Participate in Arab Women Summit
Guest post by Mouna Lyoubi It was an honor to meet incredible and successful women giving from their time and discussing women's issues in order to improve women's situation in the world: education, professional careers, social and legal rights... What I appreciated even more was the involvement … [READ MORE...]
TechWomen Application Opens December 15th!
We are pleased to announce that the TechWomen application will open on December 15th! In fall 2012, we will welcome 42 emerging women leaders in the technology sectors to the San Francisco Bay Area for an innovative five-week technical leadership program. In addition to a project-based mentorship, … [READ MORE...]