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Lamiaa Salah posing next to poster with woman on it (© Mahmoud Adly)

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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These Americans helped Russians improve their English

Meet three experienced English instructors in the U.S. who recently virtually taught teachers and students in Russia.
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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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Students learn about human rights at the State Department

Over 80 U.S. and international students gathered at the State Department to learn more about foreign policy and human rights.
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How U.S. students gain financial literacy

Financial education is now being taught in many U.S. secondary schools, and nonprofit groups are pushing to make it happen nationwide.
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Connecting French Polynesia’s artisans to global markets

An alumna of U.S. government exchanges is helping French Polynesia's artisans sell their handicrafts around the world.
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Celebrating the power of cultural exchange

Cultural exchange brings people together and broadens perspectives. Read how America's top diplomat values the experience of living abroad.
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AWE alumna’s winery brings economic growth to rural India

The State Department's Academy for Women Entrepreneurs has helped Tage Rita, of India, and many other businesswomen worldwide succeed.
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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.