Illustration of businesswoman standing beneath wrecking ball shaped like lightbulb (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Surviving disruption in business

Terry Jones disrupted the travel business as a founder of Travelocity and chairman of Here's his advice on how businesses can embrace innovation.
President Obama shaking hands with Grace Jerry (State Dept./D.A. Peterson

Obama has a message for young African leaders

1,000 young African leaders will gather in Washington for the third annual YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship. The main attraction will be President Obama.
Sushma Swaraj and Rex Tillerson shaking hands (State Dept.)

The United States and India: A vital partnership

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the strong, growing U.S.-India strategic and economic partnership holds the key to peace, security and stability.

How do these artisans with limited Internet sell so much online?

Kenyan entrepreneur Catherine Mahugu's Soko e-commerce platform offers women artisans access to the global market with only a mobile phone.
Man and woman with plantains (© Margarita Bajaña/Revista Zonalibre)

Ecuadorian plantain business survives earthquake … and thrives

Following a natural disaster, an Ecuadorian woman learns how to make her business bigger and better through a U.S.-supported training program.
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Diaspora Voices

On March 8 the State Department will host #DiasporaVoices, a live-streamed interactive video webchat for diaspora communities.
Models on runway wearing elaborate hijabs and gowns (© AP Images)

Can high fashion mix with hijabs?

Anniesa Hasibuan, a Muslim fashion designer based in Indonesia, made history during New York Fashion Week with every runway model wearing a hijab.
Woman with arms crossed standing in front of red airplane in a museum (Jim Preston/NASM)

American women rise to new heights

American women excel in fields from Wall Street to the auto industry to the art world. Read about the accomplishments of seven who are making an impact.
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Discover the science behind successful startups

Join an April 12 interactive webchat as Chuck Eesley shares his data on what every business needs to succeed.