5 ways to keep girls in school

Educating girls increases developing countries' income growth and results in health and security payoffs for them and their families.
Two women looking at booklet (Courtesy TCS/GE)

GE’s all-female business center in Saudi Arabia opens eyes and opportunities

GE's joint venture with Tata Consultancy Services in Riyadh has brought many women into the Saudi workforce as the kingdom seeks to diversify its economy.

How far will her success ripple out to others?

Education is a key path to women's empowerment. When girls and women are able to go to school and learn, their families and societies benefit.
Composite of illustrations of five women (Energy.gov)

5 brilliant women you should know

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate five brilliant women who made their marks in science, technology, engineering and math.
Malala Yousafzai, in red headscarf, holding microphone (© Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest U.N. peace messenger

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is now a U.N. Messenger of Peace, the highest honor bestowed by the U.N. chief on a global citizen.
Five Lego figurines with NASA logo in foreground (Maia Weinstock)

Lego launches new NASA women figurines

The Danish company Lego announced that its newest set of building blocks will celebrate five women of NASA who took humanity to new heights.
Serena and Venus Williams holding tennis trophies (© Getty Images)

Legendary Williams sisters still redefining tennis at 30+

Tennis players Venus and Serena Williams have made their mark off the tennis courts too, inspiring young women to push for greatness.
Black-and-white portrait of Juman Doley-Alomary (Institute for Social Policy and Understanding)

Arab-American women: Making their mark and sharing their stories

Across the country, Arab-American women are building businesses and careers while supporting their communities and encouraging others to develop and grow.
Drawing of woman exiting taxicab, pedestrians in background (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

A drive for women’s empowerment

Hira Batool Rizvi co-founded She`Kab, Pakistan’s first shared taxi service for women, which provides safe, affordable and reliable transportation to work.