Rwanda, May 25 - June 1, 2019
Apply by March 15 to travel with us as an Advisor for Tech2Empower Rwanda.  

Tech2Empower Rwanda will be 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, 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. 

Volunteer Advisors work in tech, communications, finance and business, and through Tech2Empower share their professional skills to amplify the work of women social entrepreneurs and to engage with the next generation of powerful women leaders. We'll support local schools and together we'll host a tech and career fair for young women.

Application deadline: March 15, 2019

Tech2Empower Rwanda Advisors will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in teams to coach and co-create (systems, strategies, plans, digital collateral) with local women 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

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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 provide the best experience and most impact throughout the program. One of our amazing local partners is the Akilah Institute.

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Apply by March 15th