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Results are Tagged with "Sub-Saharan Africa"

Paying It Forward

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.

Joannie of Benin Becomes a Leader

When the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou nominated Joannie Bewa to attend the International Visitor Leadership Program’s (IVLP) “Young African Leaders” with 19 of her colleagues from across Africa, she jumped at the chance to gain a better perspective of U.S. culture and policy.

Cashews and the Lessons of the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

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.

One-on-one with Sports Envoy Sam Perkins and Sports Visitor Joseline Kenyi from South Sudan

South Sudan Sports Visitors.

In November 2012, SportsUnited 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.

Human Rights Clubs in Rwanda (Youth Leadership Program)

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.

Human Rights Clubs in Rwanda (Youth Leadership Program)

Still image of an alumna from the video.

Alumni of U.S. Department of State's Youth Leadership Program, started Peace Clubs for local high school students in Rwanda.

U.S. Fulbrighters in South Africa, Featuring Mark Nehrenz

Video still from the U.S. Fulbrighters in South Africa, Featuring Mark Nehrenz

Fulbright U.S. Student Program participants to South Africa share their experiences.

Kenya on My Mind: An Interview with Mayor Heidi Davison

Maasai women and children greet American visitors.

In September 2008, eight American women traveled to Kenya to develop empowerment networks with Maasai women.

African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is a State Department initiative launched to identify and build networks of women entrepreneurs across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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