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:

Algérie:   Le gouvernement s'oppose à la vente du journal indépendant «El Khabar» (news)
Radio France Internationale
30 April 2016

En Algérie, l'un des principaux journaux arabophones du pays est menacé par une décision du gouvernement. « El Khabar », en difficulté financière, a ... [read more]

Algérie:   Un plan d'action des jeunes scouts musulmans pour faire face à l'extrémisme en milieu juvénile (news)
Algerie Presse Service
29 April 2016

Les jeunes scouts musulmans algériens (SMA), réunis en séminaire vendredi au musée du moudjahid à Béjaia, ont convenu d'élaborer, au terme de leurs ... [read more]

Algérie:   Plus de 200 hommes d'affaires britanniques en Algérie vers la mi-mai (news)
Algerie Presse Service
29 April 2016

Plus de 200 hommes d'affaires britanniques séjourneront en Algérie à partir de mi-mai prochain afin d'explorer avec leurs homologues algériens les opportunités 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!

Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...