Women Tech Founders Program in Middle East and North Africa 2021

Women Tech Founders Program in Middle East and North Africa 2021

Deadline: March 31, 2021

Applications are open for the Women Tech Founders Program in Middle East and North Africa 2021. Google’s Women Techmakers and the U.S. Department of State, through the Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Rise (POWER) Initiative have partnered to host the Women Tech Founders Program.

This program will provide women tech entrepreneurs from across the Middle East and North Africa region technical skills training from Google’s tech and start up experts, and help build a network of future tech changemakers in the region.

The program will be facilitated in English and will draw applicants mainly from Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE. In addition, a select number of applicants from the region, outside of Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE, will also be selected as Women Tech Founders ambassadors to participate in the program and serve as tech changemakers in expanding the program to the Middle East and North Africa region.

Benefits

  • Equity-free support.
  • Exclusive invitations to technical bootcamps hosted by Google.
  • Personalized mentorship and technical support from Google experts.
  • The opportunity to provide feedback to Google product teams.

Eligibility

  • Open to women tech entrepreneurs from across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Program Timeline

During each session, participants will work toward building a tech founders community amongst themselves by engaging with peers and sharing their stories of their entrepreneurial journey. Selected finalists will be invited to participate in technical training sessions that will run through the month of May:

  • Launch Event: May 17, 2021 (Open to the public)
  • Session 1: May 18, 2021 (Finalists Only)
  • Session 2: May 24, 2021 (Finalists Only)
  • Session 3: June 1, 2021 (Finalists Only)
  • Session 4: June 8, 2021 (Finalists Only)

Application

Applications will open March 8, 2021 and close March 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Finalists will be announced in April 2021. Applicants should be available to attend all four sessions.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Women Tech Founders Program.

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