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The Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership connects talented, emerging women leaders from all over the world, with members of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Leaders for a month-long program. Listen to the story of several women from the 2014 program as they share their experiences.
On April 6, the first annual UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace synced with the midpoint of the U.S. Department of State's 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four Basketball Program, a flagship multi-nation sports visitor program, administered under the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative.
Learn about the 2014 TechWomen Delegation trip to Morocco.
Video: Roshika Deo, of Fiji, is a 2014 U.S. Department of State International Women of Courage awardee. Roshika and her "Be the Change" political campaign are inspiring a new generation of Fijian women and youth to believe in democracy and the power of civic participation.
TechWomen is a program that brings incredibly talented women in technology from North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the middle East over to the United States with the goal of increasing cultural understanding.
Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.
TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls from the Middle East and North Africa with the knowledge and resources to pursue higher education and careers in technology.
Under the Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative, ECA teamed up with U.S. Embassy Bogota to develop a fast-paced track and field program for Colombian girls.
Established in 2007, the annual Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award honors women around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women's equality, and social progress, often at great personal risk. This is the only Department of State award that pays tribute to emerging women leaders worldwide.
The Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative’s 2013 calendar tipped off with the Senegal Sports Visitor basketball program.