Pakistan recognizes U.S. exchange program alumni with national awards
Pakistan recently gave awards to several alumni of U.S. government exchange programs. Learn more about their contributions to Pakistan.
World Food Prize laureate turns ‘mines to vines’
Heidi Kühn, winner of this year's World Food Prize, transforms heavily mined areas into sustainable farmland. Learn why she does this work.
Honoring defenders of freedom of expression
Authoritarian regimes continue to crack down on freedom of expression. World Press Freedom Day honors those who bravely speak out.
U.S. program connects, empowers entrepreneurs of African descent
Learn how the State Department's African Descendant Social Entrepreneurship Exchange links and supports people within the African diaspora.
Senior Biden officials deepen ties in visits to Africa
Several senior Biden officials have traveled to Africa recently, fulfilling a pledge the president made at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Africa, U.S. partnerships fight hunger
Learn how the U.S. works with partners in Africa to find local solutions to improve the region’s food supply.
Young leaders promote democracy at home
Meet activists from Kenya and Estonia who are advancing democracy in their home countries after participating in a U.S.-backed program.
On a mission: More women astronauts
Former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman travels the world inspiring women and girls to become involved in STEM fields.
Changing the game: U.S. women in sports management
Several women are working in senior management positions for major U.S. sports franchises historically dominated by men.