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In September 2008, eight American women traveled to Kenya to develop empowerment networks with Maasai women.
The FORTUNE/State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership provides mentorship opportunities for emerging women leaders from all over the world.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the power of sports in contributing the the empowerment of women and girls from around the world.
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"Women and girls deserve the same rights and opportunities as their fathers, and brothers, and sons." - U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
In the midst of the NCAA's March Madness, the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced an international sports exchange that brought 18 teenage girl athletes and 6 female coaches from all corners of the globe to Washington, D.C., and Denver, Colorado as part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.
Diane von Fürstenberg speaks at the The African Women's Entrepreneurship Program event in Washington, D.C.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Academic Programs Meghann Curtis of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) discusses the Study of the U.S. Institutes' inaugural "Around the World in an Afternoon" event, which took place at the State Department on July 28, 2011.
TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls to pursue careers in the science and technology sectors.
"Playing sports gives a girl the feeling of empowerment, ...how to become a better, stronger character."