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Results are Tagged with "Women and Girls Empowerment"

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! 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.

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.

IVLP: Alumnae as Economic Multipliers

IVLP Alumnae as Economic Multipliers

41 women entrepreneurs from around the world arrived in Washington, D.C. to begin their International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

Reading Hidden Figures with Virtual Book Clubs

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.

WEAmericas Initiative

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.

Team USA Empowers Young Women and Girls

Young women hockey players dressed in gear on an ice rink high five a line of young girls in hockey gear as they enter the rink

Team USA comes back from their gold medal run in Pyeongchang to host a clinic for young girls in Northern Virginia.

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