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.
The Women in Technology Awards Ceremony, hosted in Dubai, was the first event of its kind in the region, and was well attended, with over 100 women in the science and technology fields.
The U.S. Department of State and RocketHub team up in a pilot partnership to help exchange program alumni find alternative funding for their innovative solutions.
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.
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.
10 American museums met their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2013 Museums Connect Colloquium.