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This year, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored one-hundred and six women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields from Africa, the Middle East, and South and Central Asia through the 2019 TechWomen exchange program.
The TechGirls exchange program launched in 2012 to encourage secondary school girls (ages 15-17) from the Middle East and North Africa to pursue careers in tech and higher education.
Last year, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) committed over $25 million and reached over 150,000 women around the world in programs specifically designed to empower women and girls.
TechWomen pairs the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with their professional counterparts in the United States.
The TechWomen program brings women from the Middle East, North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa for a professional mentorship in Silicon Valley. The application for the 2015 TechWomen program opens on December 16, 2014.
Learn about the 2014 TechWomen Delegation trip to Morocco.
Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.
Menekse Gencer (Silicon Valley Mentor) & Noha Abousonna (Egyptian TechWoman) talk about their journey working in technology as women.
Become a 2014 TechWomen Mentor!