59 Results Are Tagged With "Women and Girls Empowerment"

2019 Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund Winners!

Congratulations to the 25 U.S. exchange alumni teams who will implement projects in the United States and in 15 countries around the world.

“Journalists are the Gatekeepers”

Alumni - journalists and film producers - from across South and Central Asia gathered in Almaty, Kazakhstan to discuss women in media, media literacy, and ways to create social change.

Pure Love Tackles Gender-Based Violence

A story about how an amazing entrepreneur in Belize used her celebrity and her brand to raise awareness about gender-based violence.

Pakistani Sports Visitor and Fulbright Alumna Wins on and off the Field

Sana Mahmud is a team captain, role model, and leader for girls and youth in Pakistan. Her exchange experiences gave her the opportunity to pursue her passion for using sports to foster social change and empowerment.

TechWomen Experience Inspires MentorSHE Project

Jessica’s exchange experience deepened her understanding of U.S. culture, and she remains a dedicated member of the TechWomen network, sharing her experience with local Lebanese and U.S-based mentors.

Empowering Young Asian American Pacific Islander Women to Stop Sexual Violence

As an active member of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in St. Cloud, Minnesota, alumnus Amy Tran has committed herself to designing the tools essential to providing a substantive education on sexual health and violence to the demographic most afflicted by a lack thereof – young Asian American women.

Vital Voices Honors Exchange Alumnae

Two exchange alumnae are among the five women honored at the Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards held on International Women’s Day 2017.

IWOC Alumna Promotes Human Rights and Fights Prison Torture

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.

Alumna's Courage Continues to Create Change

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

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