Starting a Local Mentoring Program

Many TechWomen Fellows are inspired to create a local mentoring program for women and girls when they return home to Africa, the Middle East, or Central Asia after the Silicon Valley program. Here are some resources that will help – from Katy Dickinson‘s company, Mentoring Standard: 9 Questions Before Starting a Mentoring Program Benefits of…

E-learning Sites

Thanks to Lisa Ramirez (TechWomen Mentor and Director at Juniper Networks), for┬áher recommendations for some of the best E-learning sites available. ┬áThese sites do not care where you are, so technical professionals in Yemen, Libya, Gaza and other locations limited by conflict or political circumstances who have web access, time and a desire to learn…

Writing for Wikipedia

One way that you can contribute to the wider world without traveling is by writing and editing Wikipedia pages. To do so, you need web access, time, and knowledge of your topic – or an ability to research it effectively. The online encyclopedia Wikipedia is often referred to as an “open-source” project because it is…