Results are Tagged with "Women and Girls Empowerment"

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Helps Business Owner Grow Her Company in Kenya

Pauline Otila Kamwara, Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) graduate from 2019, is the managing director of Apiculture Venture in Kenya. Her social enterprise employs women and young people committed to sustainable beekeeping. They sell honey to farmers, cosmetic shops, hotels, and more. Pauline started her business when she saw that women weren’t represented in beekeeping in Kenya.

IWOC Recipients and Massachusetts Nurses Association Talk Challenges and Organizing Amidst COVID-19

International Women of Courage (IWOC) awardees Sister Alicia Vacas Moro of Spain and Ana Rosario Contreras of Venezuela spoke with the President of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) on April 14.

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.

2019 TechWomen Take Over Silicon Valley

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.

Flourishing Guatemala’s Entrepreneurial Spirit through Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

Guatemala has one of the highest rates of entrepreneurial spirit and it’s about to get higher!

Ending Human Trafficking in India, One Story at a Time

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.”

Fortune - U.S. Dept. of State Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

Fortune - U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership

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, International Woman of Courage

Godeliève Mukasarasi

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.

International Women of Courage Visit the United States

Melania Trump and awardee

Every year awardees of the International Women of Courage Award embark on a ten day International Visitor Leadership Program.