Man receiving a framed certificate from woman
June 5, 2017
New Zealand

Roydon is a model alumnus. Having taken part of U.S. Department of State-funded exchange programs, he returned to New Zealand and set about sharing his experience with others by drawing links and parallels between the U.S. and New Zealand.

Young man stands in the middle of large crowd holding sign about Cancer
April 18, 2017
Nigeria

A champion of cancer research and better patient care, Runcie Chidebe has demonstrated to his native Nigeria the importance of volunteerism and collective action for causes that benefit society.

March 28, 2017
Tajikistan

Oynihol Bobonazarova is a pioneer of the human rights movement in Tajikistan and one of the country’s most well-known female human rights activists. Since receiving the International Women of Courage Award in 2014, she continues to fight against torture in prisons and for universal human rights.

Women dressed in African print attire stands between American flag and unknown other flag
March 27, 2017
Mali

Ms. Touré has championed the rights of women and girls in Mali for over two decades.

Woman sits next man at TV show news desk
March 24, 2017
Latvia

Ten years ago, Ilze Jaunalksne received the International Women of Courage award by the U.S. Department of State. We caught up with Ms. Jaunalksne to reflect on her work since receiving the IWOC.

March 16, 2017
Nicaragua

Juana Lisseth returned to Nicaragua after her SUSI exchange program equipped with the tools to help her home community improve educational and entrepreneurial programs for young people.

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Vietnam

How do we ensure a more sustainable and environmentally friendly future for our communities? Nguyen Hoang Viet believes that the solution is through youth engagement.

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