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How a chef in The Bahamas empowers others

Academy for Women Entrepreneurs alumna Chanté Basden is passing business skills along to others while also expanding her bakery.
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AWE alumna constructs her dream business in Costa Rica

After years working in construction supplies, Hazel Naranjo started her own business. The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped her succeed.
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Here’s where new businesses launch

Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston rank among the top five places in the world to build startups. Here's why.
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Triumphant Asian American athletes inspire tomorrow’s superstars

The inspiring performance of Asian American athletes in recent years is something we are "all jumping to hang onto," says one expert.
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Zambian women build sustainable businesses

Zambian women are expanding businesses with support from U.S. programs, providing energy, food and education to their communities.
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U.S. offers Egyptian students English skills and career paths

Two Egyptian students completed a U.S.-backed English learning program that built their self-confidence and prepared them for careers.
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International students thrive at U.S. higher education institutions

International students overwhelmingly choose the U.S. as their top education destination. Here are some of the reasons they keep coming.
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Intellectual property training helps startups in India

The U.S. is helping entrepreneurs in India build businesses and protect their ideas through the Nexus business incubator in New Delhi.
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Bringing Silicon Valley to the children of nearby farm workers

Learn about a teenage tech dynamo who is bringing coding to the children of farm workers in the "salad bowl of the world."