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Samba Diamanka sitting in radio studio (Courtesy of Samba Diamanka)

Demonstrating the power of a free press

Several reporters from Africa recently visited the U.S. through the Murrow program to learn more about how independent media outlets operate.
Woman listening to man (© Clay Smith/Santa Fe College)

Exchanging ideas to expand vocational education worldwide

College administrators from several nations visited the U.S. to exchange ideas about how to connect students to employers.
Bellamore Ndayikeze speaking at lectern (© World Learning)

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.
Bonnie Naua standing next to women's outfit on mannequin (State Dept./Amelia Shaw)

Sewing culture into clothing in Papua New Guinea

Skills learned in the U.S. Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) are helping a designer in Papua New Guinea grow her clothing business.
People standing near large boulder (Courtesy of Gaurav Saini)

How young scholars are shaping the Indo-Pacific

Dozens of young scholars from across the Indo-Pacific region are joining forces to find solutions to pressing challenges.
Combo photo showing two women smiling (© Jeff Guarino/Gracelandic. Courtesy of María Rojas)

Creating sustainable styles in Iceland, Mexico

Learn how two alumnae of the U.S. government's Academy for Women Entrepreneurs are advancing environmentally friendly fashion.
Two women sitting around coffee table with flowers (Courtesy of Purse on Point)

How one African woman’s startup spurs new businesses

Thubelihle Ndlovu, who worked with the State Department's Academy for Women Entrepreneurs, helps women in Africa start businesses. Learn how.
Selfie of Evangelista Chekera standing among chickens (Courtesy of Evangelista Chekera)

A Zimbabwean farmer gets ahead with STEM mentoring

Meet a TechWomen alumna who sees the connection between small farms and the wider community needs of food and economic sufficiency.
Man talking while standing at end of table with five other people (State Dept./Ava D'Sa)

City leaders pledge to strengthen democracy

City leaders from around the world, from Argentina to South Africa, exchanged ideas about strengthening democracy.