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Results are Tagged with "Women and Girls Empowerment"

International Woman of Courage May Sabe Phyu

May Sabe Phyu's bravery in the face of criminal charges, harassment, and fines for her leadership in advocating for the full and equal rights of women in ethnic and religious minorities in Burma earned her recognition as an International Woman of Courage.

Chocolate Tour Sweetens Entrepreneurs' Perspectives

Black and white background image of two people meeting with a plate of chocolate covered pretzels in color in foreground

Hear from Tajik entrepreneur, Makhina Osimi, about her experience with IVLP.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

2015 GSMP Alumnae Empower Women Around the World

Sixteen international participants have completed the U.S. Department of State’s espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) and now join the ranks of 50 other GSMP alumnae.

Fulbright on the Millennial Trains Project: Lala, South Africa

The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys for diverse groups of young innovators to explore America's new frontiers.

Lala, a participant from South Africa details her experience on the train studying obesity.

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women - U.S. Department of State Entrepreneurship Program

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women - U.S. Department of State Entrepreneurship Program leverages the expertise of the public and private sectors to form a partnership that encourages inclusive economic growth in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

International Women of Courage 2015

Dharma, International Women of Courage Awardee

Department of State honors women around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage through the International Women of Courage Award

Empowering Women and Girls through Sports: Martial Arts vs. Gender-Based Violence

Through Taekwondo, karate, and boxing, 16 young female athletes, trainers, and coaches from Tajikistan also tackled heavy topics related to gender-based violence (GBV).

Women's Empowerment is Our Priority

Learn more about the programs we offer to connect and empower women around in the world in business, technology, sports, and education.

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