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International Writing Program Fall Residency

Writers gather in Iowa City for this 10-week residency to work on personal creative writing projects, to give readings and lectures, and to interact with American audiences and literary communities across the U.S

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

The Congress -- Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) known in Germany as the Parlamentarisches Patenschafts -Programm (PPP), is an academic scholarship for both German and American teens.

U.S. State Department & NHL Partner for Ice Hockey Exchange with Russia

Photo of two ice hockey participants

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs hosted a Russian delegation of 18 youth hockey players and their coaches, who participated in the first-ever ice hockey exchange between the two countries.

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program

Kennedy-Lugar program participants express their enthusiasm for their U.S. experience.

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students.

First U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange

Hillary Clinton welcomes Japanese baseball players participating in the sports exchange.

The first U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange.

Become a 2014 TechWomen Mentor!

Become a 2014 TechWomen Mentor!

Fortune - U.S. Department of State Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

The Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership is a public-private partnership that supports women’s economic, social, and political empowerment through leadership workshops and mentoring assignments for up to 25 emerging women global leaders from around the world. These emerging women leaders are mentored by U.S. executive women from Fortune’s Most Powerful Women network for a three week program.

Have Courage! Be a Leader

Mifdal Bouchaib: Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

"The idea of being a leader was not in my mind [before], but now I have courage to play a role in my school. [TEA] gives us hope that we can be leaders." -Mifdal Bouchaib, from Morocco on the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

Empowering Women & Girls Through Sports

Empowering Women & Girls Through Sports

In the midst of the NCAA's March Madness, the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced an international sports exchange that brought 18 teenage girl athletes and 6 female coaches from all corners of the globe to Washington, D.C., and Denver, Colorado as part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.

Drivers of the Economy: African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

Belgian-American fashion designer, Diane von Fürstenberg, speaks at the 2010 AWEP conference

Diane von Fürstenberg speaks at the The African Women's Entrepreneurship Program event in Washington, D.C.

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