2020 STEMi Kuongoza Mentorship Program for Women and Girls Across Middle East, South Asia and Africa

Deadline: July 20, 2020..

The Project Kuongoza is a Mentorship and Fellowship program that empowers women and girls across Middle East, South Asia and Africa to lead andbecome more experienced for Africa’s workforce in STEM. This solution is a first-to-market initiative that pairs young girls aged 15 – 25 to Professional women Mentors in STEM where we build a society that guarantees equal access to socio-economic, equitable opportunities, help young girls access new markets, work flexibly and integrate these learned skills – after they are virtually mentored.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Between the age of 15 -25 years old
  • Young people rom Africa, Middle East and Asia
  • have a background in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics? Or are you looking at transitioning into Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
  • Able to commit for one year
  • Proficient in English (at an intermediate level or above)
  • Able to meet with your Mentor online at least two hours a month (using video calling platforms)
  • Willing to complete feedback questionnaires an surveys during the programme
  • Able to access the internet and send emails to your Mentor every week
  • Passionate about working with a Mentor to build your skills and confidence, and achieve key learning objectives
  • Keen to contribute to an international community of Women in STEM?
  • Open to intercultural exchange and learning
  • Keen to participate in our online community, forums and events
  • Ready to embark on a life-changing relationship and join a vibrant mentoring community

BENEFITS

1. To be paired with Professional Women in STEM.

2. Free membership to the STEMi Women Network.

3. Access to scholarship funding and research programs.

4. Certificate.-  Professional Support and increase in self confidence, effective communication skills, access to global job markets and enhanced leadership qualities that’ll be most beneficial throughout your careers

OFFICIAL LINK

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdNNb-lIYMhoJZo_JjtMGUoHDe49_qeXlKxlS7rasN-08DvAw/viewform

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