The TechWomen initiative will identify 100 women in STEM fields from countries in Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East to participate in the 2021 program.
Be women with, at minimum, two years full-time professional experience in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
Have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree/four-year university degree or equivalent.
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 program.
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.
May 5, 2021
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