Since our last program update in April, the TechWomen team at IIESF has been hard at work preparing for the arrival of the next cohort of Emerging Leaders. Participants were selected in June, and TechWomen Mentor applications opened earlier this summer. With Emerging Leaders arriving in just over a … [READ MORE...]
Archives for August 2014
TechWomen Seed Grant Awardees Launch Innovative Programs to Support Women & Girls in STEM
Following the TechWomen program in October 2013, thirteen groups of Emerging Leader alumnae from Africa and the Middle East were awarded seed grants to help launch innovative new programs to support women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in their countries. These … [READ MORE...]
TechWomen Reaches 10,000 Twitter Followers!
Last week, TechWomen reached 10,000 followers on Twitter. This milestone would not have been possible without our community’s ongoing support for the program and women’s empowerment. With our followership now at 10,000, how far does the community span? Here is a snapshot of what 10,000 Twitter … [READ MORE...]
2013 Alumnae Build Up the Next Generation of Women Leaders with the Taungana Africa initiative
Later this month, Emerging Leader alumnae from the 2013 TechWomen program will host a STEM Career Expo for 30 rural girls from South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. As one of 13 TechWomen Seed Grant recipients, Taungana endeavors to build up the next generation of women leaders in STEM by exposing … [READ MORE...]