TechGirls

Group of TechGirl participants working at computers

At-a-Glance

TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls from the Middle East and North Africa to pursue careers in science and technology.

The program emphasizes hands-on skills development in fields such as programming, robotics, mobile application building, web design, video graphics, and 3D game design.

Once the TechGirls return home, they will present their ideas, experiences, and action plans to their schools and communities. Monthly webinars will take place from August 2013 through June 2014 to reinforce skills learned during the exchange and encourage progress on individual projects.

Program Length

3 weeks

Eligibility and Application Overview

Not open to public applications. Candidates are invited or nominated to participate.

Candidates are:

  • Girls between the ages of 15-17, and
  • From Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, or Yemen

The TechGirls Program is administered by Legacy International.

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