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harriet fulbright blog

“I believe that global education is one of the most powerful tools to improve nations by reducing poverty, sustaining economic growth, and helping build a more peaceful world. Relations between countries are simply too important to be left in the hands of governments alone. Therefore, with our education programs we …

2016 AWIU Internationalism Award Recipient is Harriet M. Fulbright Read More »

Lesley Stahl blog

One of America’s most recognized and experienced broadcast journalists, Lesley Stahl’s career has been marked by political scoops, surprising features and award-winning foreign reporting. She has been a 60 MINUTES correspondent since March 1991; the 2015-‘16 season marks her 25th on the broadcast. Stahl’s 2013 series on Guantanamo Bay in …

Lesley Stahl to be Honorary Chair of IWOC Celebration 2016 Read More »

Play Video Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom and Ambassador Catherine Russell deliver remarks at the 2015 International Women of Courage Award Ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on March 6, 2015.

After Sughra Solangi’s husband left her, she geared up and fearlessly pursued education, eventually forming a whole organization where needy women come together to do embroidery and stitching. She received the ‘Women of Courage’ award from Hillary Clinton. Here is her inspiring story. Play Video

Remarks by Secretary Hillary Clinton at the 2012 International Women of Courage Award Ceremony on March 8th, 2012. Play Video

2011 IWOC Guo Jianmei Guo Jianmei China’s First Public Interest Lawyer In this video she discusses the pivotal moment in her career, hearing Hillary Clinton speak at the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference in Beijing, where she declared, “Women’s rights are human rights.” In this video Guo Jianmei talks about …

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks at the 2011 International Women of Courage Awards at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 2011. Play Video

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