Mujeres Adelante is a unique public-private partnership that connects emerging women leaders who are actively working in civil society and in their communities to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in their respective countries.
The English Access Microscholarship program (Access) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a U.S. exchange opportunity. This rare occasion brings 23 of the program’s highest-achieving alumni to the U.S. for a two-week visit during which they will demonstrate and improve their leadership skills through meetings with top USG officials as well as directors of various NGOs and representatives of American educational communities.
Turkish, American, and Armenian dancers performed a collaborative dance piece at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of an ongoing cultural exchange sponsored by the Department of State’s DanceMotion USA program.
Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.
As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Farhed worked with Temple University's Dialogue Institute on the 2008 Fulbright Interfaith Community Action Program to bring together ten religious leaders, scholars, and community leaders from Saudi Arabia, India, Israel, Indonesia, Pakistan, France, Malaysia, Lebanon, England, and Burkina Faso.
U.S. Embassy Manila hosted two State Department Sports Envoys Allison Feaster, former player in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and Derrick Alston, former player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).