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U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program Sportswomen Level the Playing Field
In its eighth year this fall, another generation of dynamic sportswomen from 14 countries took part in the U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP), the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ flagship initiative to advance the rights and participation of women and girls in sports domestically and abroad.
This year, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored one-hundred and six women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields from Africa, the Middle East, and South and Central Asia through the 2019 TechWomen exchange program.
Guatemala has one of the highest rates of entrepreneurial spirit and it’s about to get higher! Entrepreneurs of Quetzaltenango, Chiquimula and Guatemala City will be trained through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a blended entrepreneurship training course aimed at entrepreneurs without university education. Women selected will acquire the conditions to improve their economic stability by designing business plans, raising capital, and learning how to connect with networks of successful Guatemalan businesswomen.
This year, the Collaboratory partnered with U.S. Consulate General Kolkata to support a pilot project called “Ending Human Trafficking in India, One Story at a Time.”
The Fortune - U.S. Department of State 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 four-week-long program.
Godeliève Mukasarasi is a Rwandan social worker, genocide survivor, and rural development activist. In 2018, she was recognized as an International Woman of Courage by the United States Department of State.
Every year awardees of the International Women of Courage Award embark on a ten day International Visitor Leadership Program.
41 women entrepreneurs from around the world arrived in Washington, D.C. to begin their International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
Building upon the popular 21st Century Fox film Hidden Figures, ECA created a series of Bureau-wide “Hidden No More” programs to highlight the contributions women make in STEM fields.
The Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative and exchange elevates the economic status of women throughout the Western Hemisphere. WEAmericas was founded in the 2012 Summit of the Americas and brings women entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States on an International Visitor Leadership Program.