TechWomen Collaborate, Code, and Connect in Jordan

From DipNote: Latest Stories Thu Feb 14 2013, 17:42:00

Last week in Jordan, 50 women from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Yemen and the United States came together to map out ways in which they could use the TechWomen network to encourage more women and girls to pursue professions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematic (STEM).

TechWomen is a program sponsored by the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs that pairs emerging women leaders in technology from the Middle East and North Africa with leading American women from the Silicon Valley area, using technology as a means to empower women and girls.... more »

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Mali:   Troubles dans le centre du pays (news)
30 June 2016

L'agitation qui règne dans les régions centrales risque d'accroître l'instabilité. L'accord de paix d'Alger n'est pas mort, mais un an après sa signature par le ... [read more]

Algeria:   Two Families of Terrorists Surrender in Jijel (news)
Algerie Presse Service
1 July 2016

Two families of two terrorists surrendered Thursday in Djimar, near the town of Bouhalououane, located in the commune of Bordj T'har (province of Jijel), the National Defence Ministry announced Friday ... [read more]

Algérie:   Cahier des charges de l'audiovisuel (news)
Algerie Presse Service
1 July 2016

 Le cahier des charges tel que prévu par la loi relative à l'activité audiovisuelle, prévoit le respect des règles professionnelles, d'éthique et de ... [read more]

blogAfrica is's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!