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22 August 2017 Last updated 20 minutes ago

Google Women Techmakers announces Scholars Program in Asia Pacific

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Women Techmakers, an initiative by Google, has announced Scholars Program in Asia Pacific for female students studying in the field of computer science. The deadline for applying to the program is due on Monday, 22 May 2017.

The program aims to create gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and Information technology. Women Techmakers is a program created by Google to highlight the achievements of women in technology.

Scholar program consists of three elements, which includes Scholarship, Retreat, and Community.

1. Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to ladies who are good in academics, show dedication, professionalism and leadership qualities and also impact on the community of women serving in tech.

2. Retreat
A retreat from your daily routine to enlighten yourself with tech savvy fellows and mentors. It is an opportunity to meet with fellow tech enthusiast and Google mentors while participating in professional developmental programs and workshops arranged and conducted by Google.

3. Community
The community is an online network of fellow tech-savvy women to collaborate and interact. The program is designed to share resources and to strengthen the impact of women in the field of technology.

The Women Techmakers has also announced scholarship stipend.

If you are not sure to apply, then go for their YouTube Live Sessions as they are free and where old female scholars will be sharing their past experiences and answering questions from their viewers.

Eligibility
- Should be a female student
- Studying in tech related field