Application OpenTech2Empower Guatemala, November 15-23, 2019 Apply by July 31 to travel with us as an Advisor for Tech2Empower Guatemala.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. Tech2Empower Guatemala Advisors will 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 partners:We are committed to making Tech2Empower a rich, rewarding and meaningful experience for Advisors and local participants. The WAKE team will provide assistance with all aspects of the Tech2Empower trip. WAKE will provide relevant materials, background information and ongoing support to ensure Advisors are well-prepared for their roles, meet amazing women and girls and have unique learning and volunteer experiences. WAKE works with local partner organizations to ensure to best experience and most impact throughout the program. One of our amazing local partners 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. 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. Join our next Advisor Virtual Info Session: To learn more details about the program, sign up to attend our next Advisor Virtual Info Session. Advancing girls' education through the Tech and Career Day:The Tech2Empower Guatemala Tech and Career 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 careers. // Breakout workshops on introduction to coding, Artificial Intelligence, color science, resume writing, interview skills and setting goals for success.// Practice sessions for storytelling, developing personal branding and crafting an elevator pitch.