Google has made a reputation for itself as a women-empowerment entity. As evidenced in a program previously referred to as the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program; in honor of the Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003). Google has now renamed the program to the Women Techmakers Scholarship Program.
Through the Women Techmakers Scholarship Program, Google wants to bring about gender equality if the computer science field. By encouraging women and girls to excel in computer and technology related education courses and careers. Partly through facilitating active leadership and mentorship from seasoned professional leaders within the computer science field.
Why apply for the Women Techmakers Scholarship Program?
By joining Google’s Women Techmakers Scholarship Program, women stand to benefit from numerous empowerment tools that include but not limited to:
Scholarships: The program will reward you (women in tech) with outstanding performance in academic excellence, leadership and positive impact in your communities. The scholarship will serve to increase your computer and technology skills to more advanced levels.
Retreats: You will attend professional and personal development training and workshops. Where you will also get the opportunity to network with fellow scholars and mentors from Google.
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