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Women Tech Founders Program in Middle East and North Africa

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 14, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on March 30, 2021
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Women Tech Founders Program logo

Google's Women Techmakers and the U.S. Department of State, through the Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Rise (POWER) Initiative have partnered to host the Women Tech Founders Program.

This program will provide women tech entrepreneurs from across the Middle East and North Africa region technical skills training from Google’s tech and start up experts, and help build a network of future tech changemakers in the region.

Sessions will be tailored to participants’ skillsets to enable them to leverage technology in expanding their businesses, connect with counterparts in the United States, and collaborate with other leading women in tech in the region and the United States.

Join us on May 17th, 2021 for the launch event with guest speakers from the private and public sectors. This event is open to the public.

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Women Techmakers is dedicated to helping all women thrive in tech through community, visibility, and resources.

The program will be facilitated in English and will draw applicants mainly from Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE.

In addition, a select number of applicants from the region, outside of Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE, will also be selected as Women Tech Founders ambassadors to participate in the program and serve as tech changemakers in expanding the program to the Middle East and North Africa region.

Applications will close March 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Finalists will be announced in April 2021.

Applicants should be availible to attend all four sessions.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 14
Mar 14

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Jill Langhus
Mar 15
Mar 15

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 15
Mar 15