Last year, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) committed over $25 million and reached over 150,000 women around the world in programs specifically designed to empower women and girls.
From October 10-12, 2018, members of the Cultural Antiquities Task Force (CATF), the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, and the Colombian Ministry of Culture held a seminar on cultural heritage protection and preservation in Bogota, Colombia.
OneBeat, a cultural exchange program developed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation launches its 2018 east coast fall tour with stops in Florida, Maryland, New York, and South Carolina.
The Cultural Antiquities Task Force (CATF) recently supported a workshop in Cairo jointly organized by the U.S. Embassy and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on protecting cultural property and investigating cases of illegally exported antiquities.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ USA Study Abroad branch will host a series of career readiness workshops for approximately 150 alumni of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program over the next two weeks.
This week, 41 women entrepreneurs from around the world arrived in Washington, D.C. to begin their International Visitor Leadership Program(IVLP), “Women Entrepreneurs: Alumni as Economic Multipliers.”