TechWomen connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing them the access and opportunities to advance their careers and pursue their dreams.
During the 2019 program, Emerging Leaders (ELs) developed action plans to address a socioeconomic challenge in their local communities. Each country cohort was paired with Impact Coaches to guide the group through the action plan process. At Action Plan Workshop 1, ELs identified issues in their home countries and began to build a blueprint for their action plan. Each group further developed their action plan and presented their ideas for feedback at Action Plan Workshop 2. Teams perfected their… [READ MORE…]
Each participant works on a mutually beneficial project with her Professional Mentor and attends tailored tech talks, special events, and workshops on topics such as entrepreneurship and leadership.
Learn more about the Cultural Mentor program and our commitment to providing participants and Mentors opportunities for cultural enrichment.
After the participants return home, TechWomen delegates travel to program countries to bring the program full-circle.
TechWomen has inspired women globally to dream bigger and innovate fearlessly. Read their stories.
TECHWOMEN’S GLOBAL IMPACT Click on the map to learn about TechWomen’s impact. Since 2011, 722 women from 22 countries have participated in the program, in addition to over 1,000 mentors from 122 companies in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Read the stories below to learn how TechWomen fellows and mentors are affecting change in their communities. Loading…Impact SummaryAlgeria46 Fellows, since 2011Cameroon39 Fellows, since 2013Egypt54 Fellows, since 2011Jordan50 Fellows, since 2011Kazakhstan27… [READ MORE…]
The TechWomen program takes the health and safety of our Emerging Leaders, mentors and host company partners seriously, and are taking all necessary steps to ensure we can deliver both a safe and successful program. Updated information can be found at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of State’s Current Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease webpages. IIE is planning for an in-person spring 2022 program in the San Francisco Bay Area that will include virtual pr… [READ MORE…]