The annual International Women of Courage Award is about more than the winners. Their examples inspire more women to make a difference in public service.
Principal Deputy Spokesperson Jalina Porter shares the influence Phyllis Oakley had on the careers of women in the State Department.
Four African-American women who were instrumental in launching the U.S. space program are getting the highest civilian honor bestowed by the U.S. Congress.
"MTV Shuga" has achieved remarkable results as a public health campaign that persuades viewers to adopt safer behavior that limits the spread of HIV.
Learn how a $5 million loan from the new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will help support women and boost food security in Kenya.
African American women have invented modern conveniences and deepened our understanding of our world. Learn about the contributions of several Black women.
As U.S. vice president, Kamala Harris is President Biden's closest adviser. Learn how her background helped transform her into a champion of justice.
When 30,000 runners await the start of this year’s Boston Marathon, almost half will be women. Half a century ago, women weren't allowed to participate.
Investing in women and girls improves a society and country — from health to the economy. Here are 10 reasons why leaders must make a smart investment.