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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.

Cashews and the Lessons of the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

Minata Kone, a Burkinabé alumna of the 2012 African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), is living proof for the women and girls of Burkina Faso and all of Sub-Saharan Africa, that they can be successful international business women.

ECA Reveals State by State Impact of Exchange Programs

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has been released information on the state by state economic impact of its programs. The report details how many citizen diplomats and citizens of foreign countries from their state participated in ECA programs during the fiscal year 2011-2012.

Helping to Educate, Engage, and Empower Youth

Hosted at the University of Connecticut, Grace’s SUSI experience allowed her to examine how business techniques and entrepreneurial skills can be used to address social issues.

Cross-Cultural Exposure: An Interview with Polly McKinney

In Kenya, Maasai women networked with eight American women to nurture entrepreneur spirit.

In September 2008, eight American women traveled to Kenya to develop empowerment networks with Maasai women.

Forum with Young African Leaders

Dianah Mukundwa, a leader from Rwanda, shares her thoughts on President Obama's Forum with Young African Leaders.

Dianah Mukundwa, a leader from Rwanda, shares her thoughts on the Forum with Young African Leaders.

FORTUNE/State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director, World Bank

The FORTUNE/State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership provides mentorship opportunities for emerging women leaders from all over the world.

Drivers of the Economy: African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

Belgian-American fashion designer, Diane von Fürstenberg, speaks at the 2010 AWEP conference

Diane von Fürstenberg speaks at the The African Women's Entrepreneurship Program event in Washington, D.C.