Dinner and Diplomacy: TechWomen Mentors Host International Visitors


Several TechWomen Mentors warmly welcomed a group of seven visiting women leaders in science and technology from the Middle East and North Africa on Wednesday, April 24. The eight Mentors eagerly jumped at the chance to host a dinner for the guests, who were traveling around the country as a part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Continue reading

10,000 all-time views: What’s next for the TechWomen blog?

10000 blog views
We have surpassed 10,000 all-time views on the TechWomen blog! We started this blog to keep our readers connected with the TechWomen family. Since its inception, the TechWomen blog has provided a steady stream of feature stories, announcements, application tips, and news relevant to YOU, our reader.

Our busiest day was December 20th, 2011, which was sandwiched between the publishing dates of two popular posts: TechWomen Eligibility Criteria – Apply Today and TechWomen 2012: Why should you apply? We want to top this. Thanks to you, we were able to reach this important milestone. What topics would you like to see covered on the TechWomen blog in the future? Let us know in the comments section and stay tuned for some exciting new features!

GHC: Collaboration and Change Are in the Air

Guest post by Heather RamseyTechWomen Mentees at Grace Hopper Celebration

I am waiting to board my (very) delayed plane in Portland and reflecting on yet another enriching and diverse TechWomen experience. It was so satisfying to spend time with the seven Mentees who joined TechWomen staff at Grace Hopper this week. We are grateful to Google, NetApp and Huawei for sponsoring the scholarships to bring the seven Mentees here, as well as to the US Department of State for its ongoing and generous support of the program. I only wish all 37 TechWomen had been able to be here with us! This will actually be the case in 2012 when all 42 Mentees will go from their Silicon Valley mentorships to Baltimore for Grace Hopper and then on to DC to meet with Secretary Clinton and other State Department officials! Continue reading