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Paying it Forward: Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

The Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership connects talented, emerging women leaders from all over the world, with members of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Leaders for a month-long program.

What Happens if You Choose to Empower a Woman?

The Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership connects talented, emerging women leaders from all over the world, with members of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Leaders for a month-long program. Listen to the story of several women from the 2014 program as they share their experiences.

Access Student Aspires to Be the Change

Through the English Access Microscholarship Program, Walter Morales has had the opportunity to study English and U.S. culture in his country for the past two years.

International Women of Courage Honored for Advancing the Rights of Women and Girls

Each year, the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award honors women who have played transformative roles in their societies, often at great personal risk. This is the only Department of State award that pays tribute to emerging women leaders worldwide for championing human rights, women’s equality, and social progress.

Remarks at HBCU Foreign Policy Conference

Evan Ryan's remarks at HBCU Foreign Policy Conference, Washington, DC.

Chance Encounters Lead to New Possibilities for Yolanda

“I need to do something!” Rueda said to the U.S. Ambassador to Spain after meeting him at a volunteer award conference. “ The ambassador, taken by Yolanda’s passion to help others, recommended her for a VolVis International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Just a few months later, Yolanda came to the United States on a volunteerism and social innovation-focused IVLP with another Spanish colleague.

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