What is TechGirls?
TechGirls is an international summer exchange program designed to empower and inspire young girls from the Middle East and North Africa to pursue careers in science and technology.
This is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Legacy International.
"We enjoyed meeting intelligent and charming young women from the Middle East."
Karen, VA, host family
"We have met some wonderful girls, and even travelled to their countries to meet their families."
Skip, VA, host family
The job shadow experience "enabled [TechGirls] to visualize a future with great potential."
Amy, DC, job shadow host
"I realized how fundamentally similar we all were despite coming from different cultural backgrounds."
Isabelle, CA, US ambassador
"I really enjoyed learning more about different cultures and meeting the girls. They were smart, well spoken, and inspired me to work harder."
Elizabeth, NY, US Youth ambassador