59 Results Are Tagged With "Women and Girls Empowerment"

FLEXing Without Limits in Kyrgyzstan

FLEX alumnus Azat Toroev makes certain that girls and persons with disabilities are not hindered by institutional and societal barriers in his home country of Kyrgyzstan.

Iraqi Alumni Stand Up for Women

Iraqi alumni and the U.S. Embassy in Iraq held special events and seminars to celebrate the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence.

Portuguese IVLP Alumna Inspires Future Entrepreneurs

Inspired by her IVLP exchange experience and hoping to share it with other aspiring entrepreneurs in Portugal, Sandra Correia launched “A New Beginning for Portugal” (ANBFP) two years after her return.

YES Abroad Alumna Receives Citizen Diplomacy Award for Dedication to Service, Cultural Exchange

After her exchange, Sarah Bibbey cofounded an NGO in Kumasi, Ghana called Enliven Mama Africa, which empowers Ghanaian mothers through a diverse portfolio of strategies.

Iraqi Alumni Association Organizes #She_Campaign Celebrating Women

The first-ever national Iraqi Alumni Association, launched in January 2015, has successfully re-energized and engaged the Iraqi alumni community of over 6,000 alumni in a mere eight months.

Microfinancing Women’s Empowerment in Guinea

Fresh from his Young African Leaders Initiative experience, Alpha Bacar started Jatropha, a microfinance organization focusing on women’s empowerment, which was also the first business incubator created in Guinea.

SheCab: A Product of Cross-Cultural Exchange

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Eleanor Jones, one of the U.S. Students involved in the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) at St. Mary's college in 2014, talks about her experience helping women from Jordan develop SheCab; a woman owned cab company in Jordan.

Peace-Building in Pakistan

IVLP Alumna Rubina Feroze Bhatti advocates for human rights, social justice, and community service in her home country of Pakistan.

"Making it Happen" at the 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference in Pakistan

Over 300 exchange alumni came together in Islamabad to discuss gender equality.

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