YOUNG WOMEN IN AFRICA: OPPORTUNITY IN TECHNOLOGY (Lusaka)
WeTech is a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to help build the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) career pipeline for women in Africa, India and the U.S. and is looking for to support young women in Africa who are involved in Tachnology. The first phase is a new seed fund that will provide small grants ($2, Protected content to support individuals, civil society organizations or social enterprises to play a role in increasing the access for women and girls to computer science and STEM related training, jobs and leadership roles.
Applicant must be a current resident of an African country (including North and Sub-Saharan Africa
Applicant must be an individual working independently (at least 18 years of age), or a representative of a non-governmental organization (NGO), social enterprise or educational institution based in Africa
Applicant must be able to demonstrate previous experience supporting women and girls in computer science or STEM fields
Applicant must be committed to developing and contributing to a virtual community for WeTech Seed Fund grantees
Applicant must be able to demonstrate leadership potential (reference letter will be required)
Application must be submitted in English (Please note: planned activities may be conducted in ANY language)
Round one applications are due January 22nd and Round two will be announced later this year.
Applications should be sent to Protected content with any questions.