57 Results Are Tagged With "Women and Girls Empowerment"

Paying It Forward

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.

2013 International Women of Courage Awards

Photo of John Kerry and Michelle Obama presenting award to IWOC honoree

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.

Kenya on My Mind: An Interview with Mayor Heidi Davison

Maasai women and children greet American visitors.

In September 2008, eight American women traveled to Kenya to develop empowerment networks with Maasai women.

Maldivian Humphrey Alumna Wins 2012 International Women of Courage Award

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.

Advocating for Women’s Rights in the Bahamas

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.

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

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.

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