Great things happen when tech women get together

Talented women in the tech field sometimes have a hard time finding the mentoring and support they need. The TechWomen initiative is working to change that...
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Young leaders in sub-Saharan Africa, Michelle Obama has a message for...

The YALI Network connects more than 230,000 young leaders in sub-Saharan Africa. Join and help women and girls in Africa realize their full potential.
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Women entrepreneurs in spotlight at summit in India

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit kicked off in Hyderabad with India's prime minister and Ivanka Trump both emphasizing the importance of empowering women.

Women journalists keep the news coming

The Beijing Platform for Action, developed at a 1995 United Nations conference, set an agenda for women’s empowerment and identified 12 critical areas of...

Women can make government better

Women contribute significantly to civil society, yet around the world their representation in government is limited.
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Finding strength through sports [webchat]

Talk with several female athletes and a sports reporter in a live, global webchat about “Finding Strength Through Sports" March 29 at 6 a.m. EDT.
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Here’s how U.S. companies help women worldwide

Major U.S. corporations are steering their charity to women's economic empowerment, from factory workers to women-owned businesses.
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What these young women took home to Africa after meeting Michelle...

Here are three women who met Michelle Obama during her trip to Morocco, and then visited her in Washington. They have plans to encourage girls to learn.
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Which country has the best women’s hockey team?

With the Winter Olympics looming in 2018, hockey fans look to Michigan, where eight nations are competing in the ice hockey Women’s World Championship.