Mena and Zena Nasiri started a nongovernmental organization to donate books featuring strong Muslim women to schools — and the movement quickly grew.
In the past, there were very few women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs, but today women hold nearly 3 in 10 of those jobs.
One U.S. student is using science to tackle global problems, such as contaminated drinking water. Learn more about this Kid of the Year's innovations.
What happens when 100 girls from five different countries come together for a science and technology camp? Teamwork, friendship and skills-building
Somalia has long been known for its poets and storytellers. Learn about a U.S.-backed program using oral traditions to help strengthen literacy there.
High school girls in Wyoming are changing the game of coding for their school — and helping their community in the process.
Find out how the U.S. is helping to build a literate world where everyone has an equal chance to succeed in life and work.
How does a lemonade stand turn into a full-fledged business? Programs designed to inspire young entrepreneurs teach American children valuable skills.
Learn how watching American astronaut Neil Armstrong's 1969 landing on the moon inspired a 7-year-old Costa Rican girl to pursue a career at NASA.