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.
These women are creating climate solutions
These four women are helping to conserve the environment and find climate crisis solutions in their communities around the world.
4 ways the U.S. will boost women’s economic security worldwide
Learn more about the first U.S. Strategy on Global Women’s Economic Security, which will help women and girls around the globe.
How the climate crisis affects gender equity and equality
Learn how the State Department is helping to create a more equitable future for women and girls as the climate crisis worsens.
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.