The TechWomen application deadline is only hours away and we are doing our best to keep up with all of your email questions! Because of the high volume of emails we are receiving, we are not able to reply to each message immediately. Please allow two to five business days for a reply. Don’t panic if you don’t hear from us right away. In the meantime, many of the answers to your questions can be found below. We appreciate your patience.
I AM HAVING A TECHNICAL ISSUE
Most technical problems occur because of outdated web browsers. We ask that you update your browser and try again. Your application will not be penalized if you are unable to submit due to technical issues.
You can find the latest versions of the following web browsers at the links provided below:
- Mozilla Firefox (Version 18): http://www.mozilla.org
- Google Chrome: https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/
- Internet Explorer (9): http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/download-ie
CAN MY RECOMMENDER SUBMIT THE LETTER NEXT WEEK?
Yes! We will be accepting recommendation letters through 23:59 Cairo time, March 1, 2013. Please note that it may take up to five business days for your recommendation letters to be processed and appear on your application status page.
MY RECOMMENDER IS HAVING A PROBLEM WITH THE UPLOAD LINK
Because the deadline is approaching quickly, please forward the following information to your recommenders so that they can send their recommendation letters directly to us:
TechWomen Recommendation Letter Submission Instructions for Recommenders
- On your organization’s letterhead, please tell us why the applicant is a good fit for the TechWomen program.
- You may write your recommendation letter in English, Arabic, or French.
- Send your recommendation letter as a PDF document.
Please send your recommendation letter to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be accepting recommendation letters until 23:59 Cairo time, March 1, 2013. Note that the letter may take up to five business days to be reflected in the applicant’s file.
WHAT IS THE STATUS OF MY APPLICATION AND/OR RECOMMENDATION LETTER?
Unfortunately, we cannot answer individual questions regarding recommendation and application status. To check the status of your application and recommendation letters at any time, please log in to your application at https://www.techwomen.org/application/. Please note that recommendation letters may take up to five days to process and update on your application status page. You will know your application has been successfully submitted when there is a green check mark present next to “Application Submission Date.”
CAN I SUBMIT MY APPLICATION NOW, OR DO I HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL FOR MY RECOMMENDERS TO SUBMIT THEIR LETTERS FIRST?
Yes! Please submit your application as soon as you have filled out all of the required fields and uploaded your CV. Your recommendation letters will be automatically added to your application as soon as they are received. You will be able to continue to login to your application to check on the status of your recommendations throughout the process.