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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.

Cashews and the Lessons of the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

Minata Kone, a Burkinabé alumna of the 2012 African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), is living proof for the women and girls of Burkina Faso and all of Sub-Saharan Africa, that they can be successful international business women.

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.

African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

Through the AWEP exchange, approximately 40 African women entrepreneurs each year attend professional development meetings and network with U.S. policy makers, companies and industry associations, non-profit groups, and development organizations.

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.

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