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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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U.S. sends teachers all over the world

State Department programs send U.S. educators overseas to teach and to learn from their global peers. Learn how these programs change lives.
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American diplomats study world languages

American diplomats connect directly with people by studying foreign languages. Learn more about how they interact with local communities.
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AWE entrepreneur saves lives and empowers expectant moms in East Africa

The U.S. State Department helps women start businesses. See how one Academy for Women Entrepreneurs graduate is helping save lives in Africa.
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What is a chamber of commerce?

State and local chambers of commerce are famous for holding ribbon-cutting ceremonies but do so much more. Get a sense of those duties here.
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Young Egyptian entrepreneurs make a global difference

Meet Doaa Aref, Heba Assem, and Riham Adel. These Egyptian entrepreneurs are changing the economy for Middle Eastern and North African youth.
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TechWomen and TechGirls learn to succeed together

The State Department's TechWomen and TechGirls programs give participants the confidence and skills to pursue their STEM dreams and help others in turn.
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Expanding horizons for Central and South American students

The United States is helping students in Latin America become community leaders. Learn more about the College Horizons Outreach Program.
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YALI celebrates 10 years, honors outstanding alumni

As the Young African Leaders Initiative celebrates 10 years, the program continues its exponential growth. Meet some of its outstanding alumni.