TechGirls is a U.S. Department of State initiative and exchange program designed to inspire young women from 38 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 2022 TechGirls is expanding beyond the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) and South-Central Asia and include the following regions and countries:
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 in the Washington, DC metro area.
This is an entry level position requiring good organizational skills. Become part of a dynamic team empowering young women around the globe.
NOTE: During U.S. program delivery, the Program Associate travels with the group, serving as a mentor, trip leader, and process monitor. Candidates who are fully vaccinated against COVID or able and willing to do so will be considered.
Position Date - begins November 1, 2021
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.
Legacy International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks qualified applicants to represent diverse geographical, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. Our goal is to select the most qualified staff. The competitive standards are set by each group of applicants. Our policy is to ensure that no employee or applicant for employment is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other non-merit-based factor.
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…