62 Results Are Tagged With "Women and Girls Empowerment"

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.

Improving Good Governance in Tajikistan

Since returning to Tajikistan, Hubert H. Humphrey alumna Ms. Gulru Azamova has become a pioneer in the promotion of good governance by improving the efficiency of local institutions and inspiring a new generation of youth with the spirit of public service.

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What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Mandela Washington Fellows Find Solutions for Africa’s Toughest Challenges

The fellows' crowdfunding campaigns launched on November 17 and will end on December 31, 2014.

Indian IVLP Alumna Leading Fight Against Sex-Trafficking

Dr. Sunitha Krishnan became the first Indian to receive the Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award, given to recognize and celebrate the achievements of civil rights activists around the world, for her extensive work helping survivors of sex-trafficking re-integrate into society.

Pakistani Alumna Combats Gender Discrimination through Human Rights Education

Pakistani alumna and social activist Sana Ejaz recently engaged 35 young students an interactive classroom discussion on human rights to raise awareness about gender-based discrimination in Pakistan.

Fulbright Alumna Promotes STEM Education for Girls at Clinton Global Initiative

Joy Buolamwini developed Code 4 Rights with the mission to ensure that every country in the world has accessible information about local services that support women’s rights and that women are given the opportunity to create beneficial technology.

Panamanian ICT Girls Can Do It!

Panamanian Fulbright alumni led an AEIF project that gave 300 Panama City girls an encouraging environment and innovative tools to gain critical thinking skills, learned the benefits of teamwork, and developed healthy self-esteem

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