Videos from Jordan, Zimbabwe, Kazakhstan TechWomen Delegations

Most of the posts here are directly about TechWomen Alumnae Resources; however, from time to time, there will also be update posts about TechWomen Alumnae Council activities. The TechWomen Alumnae Council held a reunion for the Jordan, Zimbabwe, and Kazakhstan Delegations on 26 April 2016, hosted by AOL in San Mateo, California (in the Silicon…

Funding Graduate School

Many TechWomen Fellows enter advanced degree university programs after their time in the Silicon Valley. Below are notable sources of graduate school funding for students based outside of the USA. There are many other programs associated with individual universities and programs of study. Check out “Top 25 Scholarships in USA for International Students” by scholars4dev and also “Scholarships”…

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 her recommendations for some of the best E-learning sites available.  These 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…

TechWomen Alumnae Organization Bylaws Revised

With thanks to Patricia Bovan who drafted the first version of the Bylaws of the TechWomen Alumnae Organization, on 1 March 2016, the Alumnae Council approved a revised Bylaws of the TechWomen Alumnae Organization, drafted by Katy Dickinson. Changes included: Adding the Fellows to the Mentors / IIE TechWomen / State Department TechWomen as regular members of…

Best Mentoring Practices Panel – for Women’s Day

On 10 March 2016, the TechWomen Alumnae Council and Ericsson’s Women in Leadership presented a panel on Best Mentoring Practices in the Silicon Valley (in San Jose) California to celebrate International Women’s Day. Audrey Simpson (TechWomen Alumnae Council Co-Chair) hosted the event. The video is available for public viewing. Introductions to Ericsson and Mentoring were…