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AWE alumna boosts women’s employment in Egypt

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped a businesswoman in Egypt launch TamaKani. Her company is helping other women find jobs.
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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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AWE alumna matches music and film using AI technology

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs helped Frinny Lee develop a business that uses artificial intelligence to find music for movies.
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Refugees bring valuable language skills

Many refugees are highly skilled but struggle to find work. Now, an online language teaching service taps into their talents and helps them earn incomes.
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Nonprofit journalism is booming in the U.S. Here’s why.

American startup culture drives the growth in nonprofit news, which provides investigative information often unavailable commercially.
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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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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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Pakistani entrepreneurs flourish in the U.S.

Meet Kazi Mannan, Khalida Brohi, Sidra Qasim and Waqas Ali — entrepreneurs from Pakistan who moved to the United States to pursue their dreams.
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America’s culture of innovation spans the country

Venture capitalists in the United States are backing startups outside of traditional hubs like Silicon Valley. Learn more about American innovation.