Pakistan recognizes U.S. exchange program alumni with national awards
Pakistan recently gave awards to several alumni of U.S. government exchange programs. Learn more about their contributions to Pakistan.
Women farmers in Togo find success working together
After struggling to find work, Anapidédé Kibandou Betema turned her garden into a business. See how the U.S. assists entrepreneurs.
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.
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.
Women fighting for change are honored at White House
On International Women's Day, the U.S. Department of State honored 11 women who are risking their lives for change. Get to know them here.
First woman on a president’s Cabinet put workers first
Learn more about the first woman to serve as secretary of labor and hold a Cabinet position in the United States.
Helping Indonesian coffee growers thrive
Coffee farmers across Indonesia, especially women farmers, face challenges getting credit. Learn about some U.S.-backed programs that help.
Ukrainian women fight for their country’s future
Throughout history, women have played a critical role in Ukraine's fight for freedom. Meet some women who are doing that in Ukraine today.
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.