TechGirls is a U.S. Department of State initiative and exchange program designed to inspire young women from 37 countries to pursue higher education and careers in technology through hands-on skills development. It is administered by Legacy International in partnership with Virginia Tech University’s Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity.
In 2021-2022 TechGirls is expanding beyond the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) and South-Central Asia. Staff with experience in any of the following countries can be especially valuable additions to the team:
We are looking for two experienced professionals with proven project management skills and international exchange experience, who care deeply about empowering young women.
Start Date & Workload: begins full time, November 1, 2021
NOTE: During program delivery in the summer months, time commitment significantly expands, including evenings and weekends. Some regional travel is also required. During such times, the TechGirls staff team travels with the exchange participants, serving as facilitators, trainers, mentors, trip leaders, and process monitors throughout the U.S. program. Candidates who are fully vaccinated against COVID or able and willing to do so will be considered.
Work Location: Candidates who live in or can relocate to one of two areas will be considered: 1) south-central/southwestern Virginia OR 2) the Washington D.C. metro area. Candidates living within commuting distance of either Legacy’s Bedford office or our DC area office can work entirely from Legacy’s office or have the option of a hybrid job with some remote work from home.
Our Company. Our Mission.
Legacy International equips emerging leaders to transform their values and vision into sustainable success. Our programs and services help people of all ages form collaborative teams around shared values, develop entrepreneurial mindsets and business models, promote social responsibility and lead to peaceful sustainable communities. Since 1979, projects and initiatives have involved professionals, community leaders, and youths from 110 countries. Legacy is funded by multiple federal and private grants, fee-for-service income, gifts and donations. Significant support comes from the U.S. Department of State. We are headquartered in Bedford, Virginia with additional employees working remotely in the Washington, DC metro area.
Culture & Benefits
Legacy International has a successful 40+ year track record delivering high quality training programs with ongoing coaching and mentoring. Legacy’s Founder, J.E. Rash, embodies social innovation and promotes creative thinking company wide. We have a relaxed dress code and flexible scheduling.
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Culture & Benefits
Legacy International has a successful 40+ year track record delivering high quality training programs with ongoing coaching and mentoring. Legacy’s…