62 Results Are Tagged With "Women and Girls Empowerment"

Exchanges Link Cultures and Ideas

Leah Goodridge's Gilman Scholarship program helped inspire her focus on vulnerable populations, leading to her establishing a nonprofit organization in the Dominican Republic and working to provide legal help for underserved community members in New York City.

A Garden of Hope in Taiwan

Chi Hui-Jung's IVLP experience lead her to expand the reach of the Garden of Hope Foundation, a Taiwanese organization under Ms. Chi's leadership dedicated to preventing and decreasing sexual and domestic violence toward women and children, while aiming to provide a safe and friendly environment for survivors.

Fulbright Alumna Honored for Work with Domestic Violence Victims in Cyprus

Patricia Martin's hard work during her time as a Fulbright scholar has recently been recognized internationally by the American Bar Association’s International Human Rights Committee.

TechWoman Inspires Young Girls in Tunisia

Upon her return to Tunisia after the TechWomen exchange program, Amel Ghouila paid the experience forward by mentoring young girls in the international Technovation competition and continues to promote STEM education in her community.

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.

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