Grammy Award-winning musician Esperanza Spalding exemplifies women making history in fields that were once nearly exclusively male, like jazz.
The president of the American University in Nigeria brought Muslim and Christian leaders together to meet the needs of refugees from Boko Haram's terror.
Frances Glessner Lee became the "godmother of forensic science" with her miniature studies of unexplained death. A museum exhibition tells her story.
Saba Qaiser was nearly killed by her family for marrying against their wishes. She miraculously survived, and now a documentary film tells her story.
U.S. army soldiers are teaching children in Djibouti about nutrition and dental health. Learn more about the difference they are making.
Naming contests for NASA’s Mars rovers tap into youthful creativity and boost students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
Learn about how three organizations are tackling street harassment of women, people of color and members of the LGBTQI+ community.
Ambassador Michèle Taylor, U.S. permanent representative to the U.N. Human Rights Council, shares her family's history during the Holocaust.
Take a look at life in Iran through the artistic expression of Iranian female photographers in a popular exhibit at an art gallery in Washington.