TechWomen Program

2020 TechWomen Program to Empower the Next Generation of Women
Deadline Date – 15-Jan-2020
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.
2020 TechWomen Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must:
 Be women with, at minimum, two years full-time professional
experience in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
fields. Please note that internships and other unpaid work experience
does not count toward the two-year professional experience
 Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree/four-year university degree or
 Be proficient in written and spoken English.
 Be citizens and permanent residents of Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt,
Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco,
Nigeria, Pakistan, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone,
South Africa, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan or
Zimbabwe at the time of application and while participating in the
 Be eligible to obtain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa.
 Not have applied for an immigrant visa to the United States (other than
the Diversity Immigrant Visa, also known as the “visa lottery”) in the
past five years.
 Not hold U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. legal permanent resident.