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Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.
In her endeavors to launch her own sports marketing firm, Grace Kiraguri of Nairobi, Kenya faced challenges that led her to discover important life lessons.
Grace Chirumanzu, a wife, mother of two, and sports journalist from Zimbabwe, grew up loving sports—playing volleyball, cricket, and soccer while in high school.
Minata Kone, a Burkinabé alumna of the 2012 African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), is living proof for the women and girls of Burkina Faso and all of Sub-Saharan Africa, that they can be successful international business women.
In November 2012, Sports Diplomacy brought five South Sudanese coaches to the U.S. for a 10-day dynamic people-to-people exchange focused on developing youth basketball programs in the country.
After returning home from her exchange program on human rights in the United States, Sharon worked with 21 other Rwandan exchange alumni students and educators to launch high school human rights clubs throughout Rwanda.
Alumni of U.S. Department of State's Youth Leadership Program, started Peace Clubs for local high school students in Rwanda.
Sports Diplomacy brought five coaches to the U.S. from South Sudan for a dynamic people-to-people exchange focused on creating opportunities for young South Sudanese to play basketball.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program participants to South Africa share their experiences.