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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."
As part of their efforts to empower women and girls through sports, Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and ESPN President, John Skipper, announced the U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program.
In partnership with USA Track and Field and the Oregon Track Club, the U.S Department of State organized a dynamic track and field program to empower women and girls.
Partnering with the NCAA, USA Basketball, and WNBA, the U.S. Department of State led a fast-paced and exciting basketball program surrounding the events of the Women’s NCAA Final Four.
Working with the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, the U.S. State Department dispatched two former U.S. Women’s National Team players and one former coach to Morocco for a sports envoy program.