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A Zimbabwean farmer gets ahead with STEM mentoring

Meet a TechWomen alumna who sees the connection between small farms and the wider community needs of food and economic sufficiency.
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AWE alumna’s app expands mental health care access

Lynia Huang created an app that uses artificial intelligence to help users diagnose and treat depression. Read more about her innovation.
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Scientists in Africa working to end hunger

Meet four scientists in Africa involved in Feed the Future programs who are breaking barriers and sharing their discoveries to end hunger.
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Artemis launch prepares for future moon missions

NASA's Artemis I mission will test the Orion spacecraft in advance of future flights that will carry humans back to the moon.
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International exchanges shape leaders of communities and countries

Since 1946, U.S. educational and cultural exchange programs have had a wide-ranging impact, broadening the horizons of 1.7 million alumni worldwide.
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Young innovators aim to boost global development

Meet some of the young scientists whose innovations may help USAID tackle development challenges around the world.
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U.K. prime minister says U.S. study ‘changed my life’

New U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak studied business at Stanford in California. Learn about his U.S. Fulbright Program experience.
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Meet the watchdogs guarding internet access

When authoritarian regimes block the internet, these organizations expose the restrictions against free expression.
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Women’s colleges work for these scholars

What's it like going to a women's college in the United States? Three women with roots in the Middle East share their experiences.