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Teen sisters donate books that give voice to Muslim girls

Mena and Zena Nasiri started a nongovernmental organization to donate books featuring strong Muslim women to schools — and the movement quickly grew.
Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley speaking at lectern as Antony Blinken looks on (© Mandel Ngan/AP Images)

State Department creates new position to advocate for diplomatic diversity

Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley will be the U.S. Department of State's first chief diversity and inclusion officer. Learn more here.
Man sitting on floor of tent holding mobile phone as two young girls look on (© Ghaith Alsayed/AP Images)

U.S. increases support for displaced Syrians

The U.S. is providing additional humanitarian assistance for the Syrian people. Learn how this aid will help displaced Syrians.
Men unloading bags from truck (© Sameh Rahmi/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

Supporting a stable and prosperous future for Palestinians

The United States is helping build a better future for Palestinians while also boosting efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vial of vaccine being removed from cold storage box (© Brian Inganga/AP Images)

U.S. and COVAX: Vaccinating the world

The U.S. is working with international partners to support distribution of safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19. Learn about this global effort.
Woman trying on hat while looking in mirror (© Chris Sorensen/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Muslim stars are rising on American stages and screens

Muslim actors, directors, singers and comedians are representing their experiences more authentically in Hollywood and on Broadway. Learn more here.
Women wearing personal protective equipment and carrying metal detectors walk down road (© Nader Daoud/AP Images)

Clearing mines and rebuilding lives after conflict

The U.S. and international partners are clearing land mines from post-conflict countries and supporting land mine survivors. Learn more about these efforts.
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Biden is committed to NASA’s Artemis program for the moon and...

The United States is advancing multilateral plans to return to the moon and explore Mars. Learn about upcoming NASA missions.
Gayle Smith standing at lectern with Antony Blinken standing behind (© Al Drago/AP Images)

U.S. leadership bolsters global fight against COVID-19

The United States is working with international partners to make COVID-19 vaccines available to everyone, everywhere. Learn more about this global effort.