Joy Harjo, a Native American poet, playwright and musician, has been named the new U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress.
Beijing's Palace Museum has lent the Smithsonian paintings, embroidered gowns and other items dating from China's Qing Dynasty for an exhibit on empresses.
The TOMODACHI Initiative connects thousands of young American and Japanese students with opportunities to learn about each other's cultures.
Arlette Contreras Bautista is leading a grassroots movement across Peru and the region against domestic violence and other injustices against women.
Watch this video to learn about influential women in Iranian history and see how conditions have changed for women in Iran since the 1979 revolution.
Women of Iran receive special recognition for their persistent fight for their rights at the 2019 International Women of Courage Awards.
In four graphics, we take a look at the 116th Congress, including the historic number of women, as well as a bit about their backgrounds.
American women excel in fields from Wall Street to the auto industry to the art world. Read about the accomplishments of seven who are making an impact.
Meet a few of the 32 U.S. students elected as 2019 Rhodes Scholars. Nearly half are immigrants or first-generation Americans; 21 are women.