In coordination with US Soccer, the State Department sent former soccer stars Tony Sanneh and Kate Markgraf to Ethiopia.
The U.S. State Department hosted six female and six male baseball and softball coaches from the Philippines for a Sports Visitor program.
As a part of the Empowering Women Through Sports Initiative, the U.S. State Department hosted fourteen female coaches for a volleyball exchange program in Washington, D.C. and San Antonio, Texas.
Egyptian soccer coaches visited the United States for a Sports Visitors Program.
Professionals from Mobility International USA, through a Sports Grant traveled to China to help young people with disabilities there become more involved in sports and to increase their self-confidence and involvement in the larger community.
The women of the Democratic Republic of Congo exist in a society crippled by HIV/ AIDS and gender inequality.