59 Results Are Tagged With "Women and Girls Empowerment"
Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.
In her endeavors to launch her own sports marketing firm, Grace Kiraguri of Nairobi, Kenya faced challenges that led her to discover important life lessons.
Grace Chirumanzu, a wife, mother of two, and sports journalist from Zimbabwe, grew up loving sports—playing volleyball, cricket, and soccer while in high school.
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.
Established in 2007, the annual Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award honors women around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women's equality, and social progress, often at great personal risk. This is the only Department of State award that pays tribute to emerging women leaders worldwide.
In September 2008, eight American women traveled to Kenya to develop empowerment networks with Maasai women.
On International Women's Day, Aneesa Ahmed became the second alumna of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program to win an award bestowed on only 46 women since its inception in 2007.
After returning from her first IVLP experience, Campbell initiated and conducted a peer leadership after school program with a focus on helping teens resist negative peer pressure.
Consolata was selected as the U.S. Department of State’s Alumni Member of the Month in recognition of her role in empowering women entrepreneurs to become part of the business network in her country and the East Africa region.