57 Results Are Tagged With "Women and Girls Empowerment"

Mandela Washington Fellows Find Solutions for Africa’s Toughest Challenges

The fellows' crowdfunding campaigns launched on November 17 and will end on December 31, 2014.

Indian IVLP Alumna Leading Fight Against Sex-Trafficking

Dr. Sunitha Krishnan became the first Indian to receive the Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award, given to recognize and celebrate the achievements of civil rights activists around the world, for her extensive work helping survivors of sex-trafficking re-integrate into society.

Pakistani Alumna Combats Gender Discrimination through Human Rights Education

Pakistani alumna and social activist Sana Ejaz recently engaged 35 young students an interactive classroom discussion on human rights to raise awareness about gender-based discrimination in Pakistan.

Fulbright Alumna Promotes STEM Education for Girls at Clinton Global Initiative

Joy Buolamwini developed Code 4 Rights with the mission to ensure that every country in the world has accessible information about local services that support women’s rights and that women are given the opportunity to create beneficial technology.

Panamanian ICT Girls Can Do It!

Panamanian Fulbright alumni led an AEIF project that gave 300 Panama City girls an encouraging environment and innovative tools to gain critical thinking skills, learned the benefits of teamwork, and developed healthy self-esteem

Access for Girls [A TechGirls Video Portrait]

Manal Elyaalaoui, a 2014 TechGirl participant, is increasing access to creativity for women and girls in Morocco.

Manal Elyaalaoui, a 2014 TechGirl participant, is increasing access to creativity for women and girls in Morocco.

Inspiring Girls in Technology [A TechGirl Video Portrait]

Kenza Arab, a 2014 TechGirl participant from Algeria, is inspiring youth to follow their dreams.

Kenza Arab, a 2014 TechGirl participant from Algeria, is inspiring youth to follow their dreams.

Expanding Resources for Girls [A TechGirl Video Portrait]

Tala Sallam, a 2014 TechGirl participant from Jordan, is expanding resources for women and girls in her home community.

Tala Sallam, a 2014 TechGirl participant from Jordan, is expanding resources for women and girls in her home community.

TechGirls Give Back!

TechGirls volunteered at Hell's Kitchen Farm Project in New York City.

TechGirls volunteered at Hell's Kitchen Farm Project in New York City.

Getting Down To Business in Tunisia

After participating in a 2012 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on entrepreneurship and women’s issues, Leila helped establish a partnership between the Tunis Business School, where she teaches, and the World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP), where she is a newly-minted Chair.

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