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As part of the “Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative,” the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team took to the soccer field with Japanese girls in Sendai, Japan on March 27.
The U.S. State Department, partnering with the Little League World Series and Ripken Baseball, brought Japanese baseball players and coaches from Japan’s disaster-affected prefectures to the United States from August 8-23, 2011.
As a Public Diplomacy Envoy, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. traveled throughout Japan to spread goodwill through baseball.
The U.S. State Department hosted six female and six male baseball and softball coaches from the Philippines for a Sports Visitor program.
Professionals from Mobility International USA, through a Sports Grant traveled to China to help young people with disabilities there become more involved in sports and to increase their self-confidence and involvement in the larger community.
Former U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team player Tony Sanneh and former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team player Danielle Slaton traveled to Malaysia.
In partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, the U.S. State Department sent former NBA legend, Rick Mahorn, and WNBA star, Edna Campbell, to Indonesia.
Photos of participants in the English Language Specialist Program.
High school students and educators from Indonesia and the U.S. in 3-week exchange programs
American students learn languages such as Chinese and Arabic from native speakers.