Tech2Empower Guatemala, November 16-23, 2019 Tech2Empower Guatemala focus areas are Advancing Girls' Education and Supporting Women Social Entrepreneurs. Follow along for more details all week via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.Tech2Empower Guatemala is a unique opportunity to learn about and contribute to girls’ education, and to support and advise women making a difference in their community as social entrepreneurs leaders, all while making new friends, building professional networks and having fun. As Tech2Empower Advisors, volunteers provide hands-on project support and customized trainings to women and girls in local communities. This is a unique volunteer opportunity for individuals working in tech, communications, finance and business to share their professional skills to amplify the work of women social entrepreneurs and to engage with the next generation of women leaders, by advancing girls' education and by hosting a tech fair for young women. In Tech2Empower Guatemala, Advisors have the opportunity to:↪ Work in teams to coach and co-create (systems, strategies, plans, digital collateral) with local women social entrepreneurs.↪ Mentor young women and girls in career, leadership and tech. ↪ Participate in site visits with local women's organizations. ↪ Build meaningful connections with like-minded women working locally and internationally. ↪ Learn about local history, visit landmarks and participate in cultural enrichment activities. ↪ Learn new technology, training, communications and leadership skills from trainings led by fellow Advisors. Meet our program partner:WAKE works with local partner organizations to ensure to best experience and most impact throughout the program. In Guatemala, our amazing local partner is the MAIA Impact School, the first female, indigenous-led secondary school in Central America that offers a holistic education focused equally on academics, culture and identity, socioemotional development, and family engagement. More about Tech2Empower Guatemala Focus Areas: Supporting Women Leading Change through the Impact Challenge The Tech2Empower Impact Challenge is a 2-day, project-based collaborative event designed to enhance sustainability and impact of women-led social enterprises and NGOs. Each participant is chosen through a competitive application process, where is identified a priority "impact project" in tech, communications or admin/finances. We then match the participating organizations with teams of volunteer Advisors, and together they collaborate on the development of the impact project and learn from each other.We're proud to work with the following innovative women-led social enterprises and NGOs for the Impact Challenge in Guatemala: Advancing girls' education through the Tech2Empower Day for Girls:The Tech2Empower Day for Girls will bring together 100 girls and young women from Maia School. The highly interactive program will expose the girls to fun, innovative and inspiring STEM, tech and leadership topics including:// Google's #IamRemarkable curriculum on the importance of self promotion and celebration of personal achievements.// Mentoring circles on technology and engineer careers. // Breakout workshops on introduction to website creation, navigating social media, leadership, resilience and setting goals for success.// Practice sessions for developing personal branding and crafting an elevator pitch.