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Results are Tagged with "Women and Girls Empowerment"

TechGirls: Lara’s Story

“I have a responsibility to take care of those who are less fortunate and to make a difference in their life,” says Lara Kasbari after completing the four week U.S. State Department TechGirls program.

TechGirls: Fatma’s Story

Before Fatma began her three week TechGirls exchange program in the United States, she had yet to venture outside of her “tiny slice of life in Yemen.”

Kenya on My Mind: An Interview with Mayor Heidi Davison

Maasai women and children greet American visitors.

In September 2008, eight American women traveled to Kenya to develop empowerment networks with Maasai women.

FORTUNE/State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director, World Bank

The FORTUNE/State Department Global Women's Mentoring Partnership provides mentorship opportunities for emerging women leaders from all over the world.

Become a 2014 TechWomen Mentor!

Become a 2014 TechWomen Mentor!

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.

TechGirls

TechGirls

TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls to pursue careers in the science and technology sectors.

Empowerment and the Soccer Field

Women Empowered Through Sports

"Playing sports gives a girl the feeling of empowerment, ...how to become a better, stronger character."

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