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8 wheelchair basketball athletes and 4 coaches from Turkey participated in an exchange focused on inclusion and equality for persons with disabilities
Under the Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative, ECA teamed up with U.S. Embassy Bogota to develop a fast-paced track and field program for Colombian girls.
The U.S. Department of State’s ECA has conducted several track and field programs, but none quite as unique as this most recent one with the Pacific Islands.
Brazil is a nation of soccer, but when it comes to women and girls’ participation in soccer, the numbers tell a different story.
Addressing the rights and inclusion of persons with disabilities in China has emerged as a significant foreign policy issue in the twenty-first century. Dr. Becky Clark and Dr. Andrea Woodson- Smith made a historical trip serving as the first ever disabled sports envoys to travel on behalf of the State Department to Guangzhou, China.
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Global Sports Mentoring Program Exchange Alumna Becomes first Macedonian Woman to Climb Mount Everest
Ilina Arsova, a mountain climber from Macedonia and alumnae of the State Department and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program, is reaching new heights to engage women and girls in sports.
Working with U.S. Embassy in San José, the State Department developed a Sports Envoy program to reach out to Costa Rican women and youth—girls in particular—through the game of soccer.
From March 31 to April 7, former U.S. Women’s National Team Soccer Players Linda Hamilton and Kate Sobrero-Markgraf headed up a female-focused sports envoy program in Chile.