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James Morrissey, a 2011 alumnus of the Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS), shares some insights with us about entrepreneurship and attending the Summit.
After her exchange, Sarah Bibbey cofounded an NGO in Kumasi, Ghana called Enliven Mama Africa, which empowers Ghanaian mothers through a diverse portfolio of strategies.
Under ECA’s Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative, three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee promoted healthy lifestyles and shared lessons on leadership in Jerusalem for this first-ever State Department track and field envoy program.
Sports Diplomacy developed this female-focused sports diplomacy program to continue the State Department’s efforts in empowering and inspiring Iraqi women and girls through sports.
Brazil is a nation of soccer, but when it comes to women and girls’ participation in soccer, the numbers tell a different story.
From March 31 to April 7, former U.S. Women’s National Team Soccer Players Linda Hamilton and Kate Sobrero-Markgraf headed up a female-focused sports envoy program in Chile.
Under the Department’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative, Olympians Jessica Mendoza and Ruby Rojas went to Nicaragua as sports envoys in February of 2013.
The State Department and NBA worked together to send former WNBA players Tamika Raymond and Nykesha Sales to Ukraine as Sports Envoys from January 28 to February 2, 2013.
Working with the Women’s National Basketball Association, the U.S. Department of State sent former WNBA stars Tamika Raymond and Kiesha Brown to Shenyang, China.