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2022 TechWomen Program: Empowering the Next Generation of Women Leaders

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 2, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on May 4, 2021
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Applications are now open for TechWomen to encourage people with diverse backgrounds and skills to apply, including individuals with disabilities.

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.

The mission of TechWomen is to empower, connect and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by providing them with the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and become role models for women and girls in their communities.

The following costs are covered by the TechWomen program:
• Roundtrip international airfare from participant home country to the United States;
• Domestic airfare from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.
• Housing in San Francisco or Sunnyvale, California during the mentorship period;
• Meals and incidentals;
• Hotel stays in Washington, D.C.;
• Public transportation to the participant’s host company;
• Local transportation to group program events in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, D.C.;
• Housing - TechWomen participants will be housed in San Francisco or Sunnyvale, California, depending on the location of the participant’s host company.
Participants will share an apartment with a fellow Emerging Leader.
Each participant will have her own private bedroom, while the living room and kitchen will be shared.

Utilize This Offer

Applicants must:
1. 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 do not count toward the two-year professional experience requirement.
2. Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree / four-year university degree or equivalent.
3. Be proficient in written and spoken English.
4. 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 program.
5. Be eligible to obtain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa.
6. 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.
7. Not hold U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. legal permanent resident.

The Spring 2022 TechWomen application will close on 09:00AM PDT (GMT-07:00), Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Semifinalists will be contacted via email in July 2021.

Final decisions will be made no later than September 30, 2021.

All applicants will be notified of the results of their application.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 02
Apr 02

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Apr 03
Apr 03

Thanks, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 05
Apr 05


Dawn Arteaga
Apr 05
Apr 05

This is such a great resource - thank you for posting Ana!!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 05
Apr 05

Yes, it is!

Carolyn Seaman
Apr 13
Apr 13

Dear Sister Ana,
Thank you for your heart to share this opportunity with our World Pulse sisters. As a proud fellow of the Tech Women Program, I have offered to help our World Pulse sisters with their application to participate in the program. You can read more about my offer here ( and feel free to reach out to me. And I am happy to support in any and every way that I can.
Thank you again, Sister Ana Isabel for offering your platform to share this information. I celebrate you!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 13
Apr 13

Dear Carolyn:
Thank you!