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Results are Tagged with "International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)"

The Power of the Pen: Garang John, Edward R. Murrow Participant

Garrang John of South Sudan, a journalist on the Edward R. Murrow exchange program.

Garang John of South Sudan shares his personal story as a journalist on the Edward R. Murrow exchange program.

Murrow Program Gives International Journalists Close Look at American Media

The Murrow Program gives emerging media professionals from around the world the opportunity to examine rights and responsibilities of the free press in a democracy.

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

Edward R. Murrow Program

Watch the video to learn more about the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. Journalists talk about their experience.

Roshika, International Women of Courage 2014

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.

2013 International Women of Courage Awards

Photo of John Kerry and Michelle Obama presenting award to IWOC honoree

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.

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.

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists brings 75 emerging leaders from around the world to examine journalistic practices in the United States.

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.

Networking Opens Opportunities for Barbara Rwodzi of Zimbabwe

"Home visits were special. It is an opportunity to know other people and exchange cultures. There is lots of laughing."