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2013 Moroccan AEIF Winner Mobilizes Entrepreneurship

Ali Aaouine, 2013 Alumni Innovation Engagement Fund (AEIF) Winner (http://alumni.state.gov/AEIF), helped launched Greenside Development Foundation (GDF) in Imouzzer-Kandar, Morocco. GDF is dedicated to empowering unemployed young adults through new enterprise creation. More info: http://greensidedevelopment.org/

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.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

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.

Women's Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas)

Photo of WeAmericas participants

The Women's Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative and exchange increases women's economic participation and addresses the key barriers women confront when starting and growing small and medium enterprises. WEAmericas also includes a yearly follow-on component funded by the private sector and held in locations throughout Latin or South America.

From Professional Fellow to Lifelong Friend

Leslie Jensen, Vice President and Commercial Banker at First Interstate Bank, has always been interested in learning more about people and places outside of the United States. After hearing about the Professional Fellows Economic Empowerment Program, she felt a strong connection to the goals of the program and decided to host a participant from Burma.

Building Strong Ties Through Friendship

A “teacher at heart,” John Balsam has long been interested in hosting international visitors. Sharing his experiences with them and learning from them, he says, has given him a new perspective on the United States and the challenges it faces.

From the West Bank to the United States: An Unexpected Path to an MBA

After completing her bachelor’s degree in medical lab sciences at the American University of Beirut, Sanioura worked in marketing for a medical firm while she applied for graduate programs and fellowships. It was during this time that she first fell in love with business.

Minh on a Montana Farm

Minh Dang of Vietnam set specific goals for himself while participating in the Professional Fellow’s Economic Empowerment Program.

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