2021 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award. This award honors women who have demonstrated exceptional courage, strength, and leadership in acting to improve the lives of others, from families to communities to countries. Next, the IWOC honorees will participate in International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Virtual exchanges to connect with American communities, universities, businesses, non-profit organizations, and others. Now in its fifteenth year and conferred by five Secretaries of State since the inception of IWOC, the U.S. Department of State has honored more than 155 International Women of Courage from over 75 countries.
Today we celebrate 20 years of American leadership, cooperation, and support for the preservation of cultural heritage around the world through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.
“We are very grateful to the AWE program for giving us a platform to improve our business strategy and becoming a successful brand” – Tracy Sena Yeboah, AWE Alum Ghana 2019
A brief closing beatbox and moving forward for the participants
Programa Moda Sostenible 2019
Our Arts Envoys worked with advanced fashion design students in the Dominican Republic to create sustainable fashion designs for the Dominican Fashion week.
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) is a U.S. Department of State program that allows hundreds of American high school students to spend a summer or school year abroad studying a foreign language, living with a host family, experiencing the local culture, and gaining skills to help them succeed in the global economy.