WE Program, Offered by TalentSprint, Supported by Google

Why WE?

Women have been shaping computing since its early days. However, today women hold less than 26% of the global tech workforce.

Women Engineers (WE), a 24-month immersive and LIVE online learning experiential program offered by TalentSprint and supported by Google, selects, trains, and nurtures deserving first-year women engineering students to become world-class software engineers. A 100% scholarship that covers the complete program fee along with a rewarding cash scholarship are offered to the selected participants

730+ students, shortlisted from over 78,000 applicants, have been positively impacted by the program in its first 4 cohorts. The program alumni are working with top-tier tech companies.

The next cohort will have 200 seats with 100% fee scholarship that covers the complete program fee, along with a rewarding cash scholarship that will be offered to participants.

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  • Our support to Women Engineers (WE) program is aligned with Google’s ongoing efforts to support our local communities and build representative and inclusive talent pools. We’re pleased to continue supporting TalentSprint in its noteworthy efforts to create opportunities for students underrepresented in tech and place them on a path for successful future careers. We’re delighted to see the contributions this program is making towards growing diversity in tech, and look forward to welcoming these future women leaders into the ecosystem. Shiv Venkataraman VP / GM, Google
  • The TalentSprint WE program has been growing from strength to strength in the last four years. We feel encouraged to witness the transformational journey of over 730+ enthusiastic women engineering students who have since launched their IT careers with leading tech companies. We are delighted to deepen our partnership with Google and continue to bridge the gender gap in the tech industry. Dr. Santanu Paul MD and CEO, TalentSprint

What is special about WE?

  • Part of an elite peer group
    Be among only 200 students in India
  • Industry-ready skill sets
    Build technical expertise, soft skills, and the tools
    necessary for the corporate world
  • Premium tech careers
    Get access to jobs, internships, and apprenticeships
    with Google and other leading companies

WE graduates attract offers from top global companies

*over market median

WE students got selected in top-tech companies

WE (Women Software Engineers) Program

Am I eligible for WE?

This program is for you if the following statements describe you

  • Love the idea of a great tech career
  • A woman student currently in the first year of B. Tech. / B. E.
  • Specializing in IT / CSE / ECE / EEE / Maths / Applied Maths or equivalent
  • Scored over 70% in both X and XII

Meet the team

  • Asokan Pichai
    Program Dean

    Asokan is a Chief Learning Officer at TalentSprint. He is also an Industry Instructor, Instructional Designer, and Programming Guru, with a solid software development experience of over 35 years. With a PG Diploma in Computer Programming, Asokan is a subject-matter expert in Programming languages - COBOL, Clipper, C, C++, Python, Haskell, Elixir, Clojure, Java and Ruby. He has trained over 5000 software engineers, designed more than 25 courses, and conducted ‘Train the Trainer’ programs for more than 300 trainers, and nearly 100 instructional designers and developers.
  • Sphoorthy
    Program Director

    Sphoorthy is an experienced professional who is leading the DEI programs supported by Google at TalentSprint. She is responsible for driving the success of these initiatives and ensuring they are effectively implemented to achieve their goals.

    With over 12 years of experience in program and project management, Sphoorthy's expertise lies in client servicing, stakeholder engagement, and account management.

    In addition to her industry expertise, Sphoorthy is deeply passionate about DEI and brings this enthusiasm to her role. She is also an accomplished student mentor, demonstrating her commitment to helping others grow and succeed. Her mentoring experience indicates that she has strong communication skills and a talent for developing people.

    She holds a Master's Degree in Business Management and currently drives the success of the DEI programs at TalentSprint, leveraging her skills, expertise, and passion for creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.
  • Anshul Yadav
    Instructor, DSA

    Anshul Yadav is a Computer Science and Engineering graduate from IIT-Kanpur. He further pursued Advanced Program in AI and ML from IIIT-Hyderabad. Anshul has a passion for solving algorithmic problems and puzzles. He enjoys managing Machine Learning projects that have real-world impact. He has a keen interest in both teaching and building software.
  • Kunisha Reddy
    Instructor, Corporate Skills

    Kunisha is a specialist in the field of Business Communication and Soft Skills Training. She has been the WE Program's primary trainer for Corporate Skills since Cohort 3. She believes in effective, efficient communication and women standing up for women.
  • Sai Krishna

    An avid learner with 5+ years of experience in the Educational Technology and training industry with exposure to startup culture and national organizations. Currently, a Consultant-Delivery at NSE TalentSprint, Sai Krishna is passionate about mentoring students.
  • Anasuya Sahoo

    An experienced developer proficient in Python and Java, specializing in data structures and algorithms, Ansauya's functional and logical knowledge is exemplary, and she thoroughly enjoys coding and building projects. She has been awarded 3 Gold Medals in M.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering from GIET University, MSc Computer Science from Ravenshaw University, and BSc, Computer Science Honors at the same institution.

    Anasuya holds NPTEL certifications in various areas, including Programming in Python, Data Structures and Algorithms using Python, and Data Science using Python, and possesses a diverse range of programming skills, including C, C++, Java, Python, R-Programming, and Haskell. Proficiency in version control using Git and LaTex. She also had the honor of publishing papers at renowned conferences, including the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Signal Processing (AISP)-IEEE, the International Conference on Intelligent Technologies (CONIT)-IEEE and Intelligent Systems: Proceedings of ICMIB 2021, Springer Nature Singapore. Her research work focuses on frequent pattern mining algorithms, load-matrix-based approaches, and parallelization techniques.
  • Indira Priyadarshini
    Director, Delivery

    Indira leads the training team of Fresh Engineering Graduates to make them industry-ready. She is an expert in handling Java, Python, and Machine learning concepts. Her 13+ years of experience in the IT and Edtech industry not only make her an SME with answers to most questions, but also an approachable, reliable, and seasoned mentor to thousands of students.

What is the enrollment process?

  • Online Applications
    Closing on Mar 4
  • Aptitude Test
    Feb 25 to Mar 5
  • English Language Test
    Feb 28 to Mar 8
  • Coding Test
    Mar 3 to Mar 11
  • Interviews
    Mar 5 to Mar 15
  • Enrolment & Onboarding
    March 2023

What’s my investment?

All you need to invest is your time and commitment

  • Your program fee will be fully-funded With 100% fee scholarship, it is absolutely free for you.
  • You get a cash scholarship too Receive a rewarding cash scholarship of ₹1,00,000
    to cover your basic expenses.

Frequently asked questions

Women have been shaping computing since its early days. However, today women hold less than 29% of the global tech workforce.

WE, offered by TalentSprint and supported by Google, seeks to balance this gender disparity. The Program focuses on providing an opportunity for potential women engineers across India. This 2-year Program will enable select women students to build global competitive abilities. Supported by Google, the Program provides participants with 100% fee scholarship and cash scholarship.

The objective of TalentSprint WE Program is to nurture capable women students into globally competitive women engineers irrespective of their socio-economic profile. Hence the program is offered by providing full scholarship as well as cash scholarship to enable candidates to benefit from the program.

  • WE program will enable participants to think differently, learn to learn, build a strong portfolio of projects and compete in hackathons and coding challenges
  • Participants have received exceptional responses from the industry with 100% offers from 50+ global companies, and 150% higher compensation than the market.

If you are a talented and motivated woman student wanting to excel in the global tech industry, this program will enhance your problem-solving and computational thinking. It also provides exemplary participants with a chance to start their career with high-end product companies including Google.

WE is an intensive 2-year program delivered by top-notch faculty with a completely hands-on approach. WE program enables participants to gain exposure to professional tools, processes, and approaches to compete in the global tech world.