TechWomen Mentors: In Their Own Words


We’ve put together a new video from 2011 Professional and Cultural Mentors about their experience with the TechWomen program. We hope you enjoy their stories as much as we do!

Don’t forget, the deadline to become a Mentor is coming up quickly. Apply before May 15 to be considered in the first round of selection. Applications will be accepted after May 15 on a rolling basis. Additional information about the mentorship is available on our website. We look forward to receiving your application soon!


Seeking Mentors for Entrepreneurs and Women in Tech from the Middle East and North Africa: Women 2.0

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Thanks to Women 2.0 for spreading the word about the TechWomen Mentor Application!

TechWomen is seeking San Francisco Bay Area Mentors for women from the Middle East and North Africa. To learn more, read this great blog post that originally appeared on the Women 2.0 blog. Women 2.0 is an emerging global media company for aspiring and current female entrepreneurs to launch successful scalable, innovative ventures.The mission of Women 2.0 is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups.  Continue reading

TechWomen Mentees Reconnect at E-Mediat Networking Conference in Jordan

ImageLast month, E-Mediat hosted the “New Media for the Networked NGO” conference in Jordan to celebrate the conclusion of its 18-month program. Since its inception, E-Mediat has equipped over 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia with the capacity and skills to use social media to effectively advance their missions. The conference highlighted the remarkable and inspiring work of the participant NGOs and provided them with the opportunity to share valuable insights they gained from the E-Mediat program. Continue reading

Meet 2011 Cultural Mentor, Fabiola Addamo

Fabiola AddamoFabiola Addamo, a 2011 Cultural Mentor, is profiled in the post below originally published in the Yahoo! Developer Network blog. It’s great insight into her experience at Yahoo! and working to empower women in technology.

Are you interested in mentoring women and passionate about bridging cultures together? Apply to be a TechWomen Mentor by May 15, 2012 to be included in the first round of Mentor application review. Applications received after May 15 will be considered on a rolling basis. Continue reading