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Announcement

Fortune/State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

April 22 – May 16, 2013

The program is a dynamic public-private partnership which offers a significant opportunity for emerging international women leaders to be mentored by top U.S. women executives, and develop their management and business skills while gaining experience in the U.S. business and non-profit environment. Each participant will have the opportunity to shadow senior executives in their mentoring company and engage in activities specifically designed by the company to meet the needs and interests of the participant. Participants will be fully funded by the Department of State and by and Fortune 500.

The program will consist of a four-day orientation and leadership and skills training in Washington, DC, an approximately two-week mentorship assignment and a two-day communications training and debriefing in New York City. It will take place from Monday, April 22 through Thursday, May 16, 2013. For more information about the FORTUNE program, please refer to the program's website.

Eligible applicants are emerging women leaders between the ages of 25 and 43 who are most likely to reach the top levels of their business or NGO sector. They must have a very good command of English, including business-related terms, and be able to converse freely in English. Applicants can include women who run their own businesses, work in middle/middle-upper management for a non-US based corporation, or women who run business associations, foundations or non-governmental organizations.

Interested applicants should submit to the U.S. Embassy in Amman, no later than December 22, 2012, a current CV and fill out the application form, save it and email it as an attachment to the following address: AmmanExchanges@state.gov. For enquiries only, please contact Cultural Affairs Specialist Ms. Tania Haddad at HaddadT@state.gov.