Lamiaa Salah posing next to poster with woman on it (© Mahmoud Adly)

AWE alumna boosts women’s employment in Egypt

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped a businesswoman in Egypt launch TamaKani. Her company is helping other women find jobs.
Teresa Ferreiro posing for photo (Courtesy of Teresa Ferreiro)

Coaching others through the fight against cancer

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped a breast cancer survivor in Spain launch a business supporting other cancer patients.
2 photos of chef drizzling frosting on pastry and posing with baked goods (© Chelsea Eldon)

How a chef in The Bahamas empowers others

Academy for Women Entrepreneurs alumna Chanté Basden is passing business skills along to others while also expanding her bakery.
4 colorful tiles displayed in collage (Photos courtesy of Hazel Naranjo)

AWE alumna constructs her dream business in Costa Rica

After years working in construction supplies, Hazel Naranjo started her own business. The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped her succeed.
Woman smiling behind prosthetic legs (Courtesy of BioMec)

From litter to limbs

How a graduate of the Young African Leaders Initiative program recycles plastic from Mozambique’s coastline to make prosthetics.
Young female health worker vaccinating man (USAID)

Partnering to end COVID-19 in Asia

USAID works with partners in Asia to combat COVID-19 by distributing vaccines, countering disinformation and helping businesses recover.
People shopping at grocery store (© Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

U.S. food co-ops help locals live well

Food cooperatives in the United States provide nutritious food for their members, as well as economic and social benefits.
Man in red shirt carving wood (© Tahiti Art Crafts)

Connecting French Polynesia’s artisans to global markets

An alumna of U.S. government exchanges is helping French Polynesia's artisans sell their handicrafts around the world.
Frinny Lee holding computer (© Liu Yungnan)

AWE alumna matches music and film using AI technology

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped Frinny Lee develop a business that uses artificial intelligence to find music for movies.