Three Nigerian-American women are making history as the first bobsled team from an African country to compete in the Winter Olympics.
Saudi-American Ahd Kamel and Kenyan-Mexican Lupita Nyong’o are among the international actresses who have found success in American television or cinema.
An investment in girls is an investment in society, one that pays real social and economic dividends to everyone.
Let Girls Learn, an initiative involving the Peace Corps and local communities, aims to expand access to education for girls around the world.
Major U.S. corporations are steering their charity to women's economic empowerment, from factory workers to women-owned businesses.
When she was 17, Lee Hyeonseo escaped into China while famine ravaged North Korea. After a decade of hiding, she now shares her story to raise awareness of other defectors.
Yasmian Al-Sharshani, Carla Bustamante, Caroline Maher and Batoul Arnaout are working to change the face of sports in their countries.
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson just became the oldest woman in space, adding to her long list of barrier-breaking records.
Kimberley Motley didn't go outside the United States until 2008. That’s when she learned about a State Department program to train and mentor lawyers...