opportunities from Guwil's sponsors
The Horizons Fellowship
The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students on a fully-funded experience in San Francisco, in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background!
Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more
Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Applicants have hailed from Georgetown University, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more.
PLEN: Preparing women to Lead
Registration for the 2017 PLEN Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy seminar is open! For almost 40 years, the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) has brought thousands of women from across the country to Washington, D.C. to explore careers in policy and connect with women leaders. PLEN seminars enhance class work and curriculum by giving students valuable access to women leaders in Washington, D.C. from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches; agencies; nonprofit organizations; and the private sector.
“As we were walking through Capitol Hill, I realized, ‘I can do this. I can be here. I can work here and make a difference.’ I want to follow the example of all these incredible leaders we are meeting and become an agent of change.” -Yaneth Mora Lopez, PLEN Alumna
Jump start your career in law and public policy in Washington, DC with PLEN October 19-21, 2017 for the annual Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy seminar. Learn about careers and internships in DC, visit law firms and the Supreme Court, and experience all that you can do with or without a law degree all while connecting with women leaders in DC and peers from across the country.
PLEN seminars give students the chance to discuss current policy issues, visit institutions and organizations in DC, and launch their careers through intimate coaching sessions on networking, resume writing, and salary negotiation. During all seminars, students network with distinguished women at the top of their fields while building connections with their peers from across the country.
Scholarships for PLEN seminars are available and accepted on a rolling basis. To learn more, go to http://plen.org/scholarships. For more information on the Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy seminar, visit http://plen.org/law.
You can contact Hayley Humiston, PLEN Program Coordinator at email@example.com with any comments, questions, or concerns.
Saha global Field Representatives
Field Representatives Wanted: Dec 28 - Jan 18th, Northern Ghana
Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Saha Global
Saha Global works with communities in Northern Region, Ghana to tackle basic needs deficits by starting small businesses. Over the past few years, Saha has worked with hundreds of college students and young professionals to develop their leadership skills and learn about international development, environmental sustainability and public health while building community access to basic services in rural Ghanaian villages.
During our Global Leadership Program, participants learn to train local women entrepreneurs to set up sustainable water and solar businesses, bringing clean drinking water and electricity to partner communities for the first time ever.
Saha is currently looking to fill Field Rep positions for our work in Ghana from Dec 28, 2017 - Jan 18, 2018 and May 28 - June 18, 2018. As Field Representatives for Saha, you will work with our team to fundraise the cost of setting up a water treatment business, then join us in Ghana to help local women set-up and run the business.
Since 2008, we've partnered over 450 young leaders with 110 communities to open water treatment and solar businesses that employ hundreds of women entrepreneurs and reach over 50,000 people. 100% of these businesses are still in operation today.
How to apply:
Learn more about program requirements and cost, and submit your application at sahaglobal.org/gotoghana. Exceptional candidates will be invited for a phone interview with our leadership team. Applications close Oct 25th or when positions are filled.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Project Entrepreneur Venture Competition
Applications are now open for Project Entrepreneur’s 2017/18 Venture Competition! Project Entrepreneur, launched by Rent the Runway Foundation in partnership with UBS, is increasing the number of women building high-growth, economically impactful companies.
Applications are open until November 27, 2018. We will welcome 200 top applicants to NYC for the PE Intensive on April 13 - 14, 2018, featuring hands-on workshops, in-depth talks, networking opportunities and a live pitch competition, where the finalists compete for a $10,000 grant to build their business and a spot in our 5-week accelerator program hosted at Rent the Runway. Complete details on who should apply can be found here.
Girls Who Invest Summer Program
Nomadic Theatre's Exit, Pursued by a Bear
Nomadic Theatre’s upcoming fall production Exit, Pursued by a Bear by Lauren Gunderson:
Exit confronts topics such as domestic violence, modern feminism, and performance-as-catharsis as a young woman attempts to come to terms with her abusive marriage through theater. Performances will be October 19-20 at 8pm, Oct 21 at 2pm and 8pm, and Oct 25-28 at 8pm, and tickets can be purchased here:
For questions: Allison Reagan- email@example.com