TechWomen is accepting applications for the 2013 program from women who are permanent residents of Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tunisia, Yemen and Zimbabwe.

Eligible TechWomen participants are women who are engaged or rising in professional careers that require significant expertise and knowledge of STEM fields and/or innovative application of these skills, and who already are –or show promise of being—role models for women and girls.

Eligibility Requirements

• Be a woman with a minimum of two years of full-time professional experience in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and/or a career requiring significant expertise/knowledge/application of technology;

• Have a university degree;

• Be citizens or permanent residents of Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tunisia, Yemen or Zimbabwe at the time of application, and while participating in the program;

• Not have applied for an immigrant visa to the United States, or participated in a visa lottery in the past five years;

• Be able to obtain a U.S. visa;

• Not hold U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. legal permanent resident.

Application deadline: February 22nd, 2013

If you have questions about the program, or the application process, please contact us at techwomen@iie.org or Tel: +1-415-362-6520 (Ext. 257)

Click here to learn more: https://www.techwomen.org/application/

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