Lessons in Leadership
The Gandhi-King Fellowship brings together 20 young civic leaders from India and the United States to lead by example.
For the Love of Hockey
Five girls from Jharkhand went for a three-week hockey camp in an exchange program at Middlebury College in Vermont.
Creating Gender-Equitable Classrooms
Delhi school teachers tackle the nuances of creating judgment-free environments for children.
Digitizing Small Businesses
USAID is empowering small and medium enterprises to manage their business operations efficiently through crucial digital skills.
A Solution in Plain Sight
VisionSpring helps improve productivity and quality of life by providing affordable eyeglasses.
Developing High Impact Innovations
Development Innovation Ventures funds and supports ideas that can turn into large-scale, cost-effective global projects with high social impact.
The Heart of Democracy
Young leaders spark change, lift up vulnerable communities and build a future where all voices matter.
Providing Hope and Jobs
Meet two U.S.-created companies that make a global difference, earning the 2021 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence.
Enforcing Change by Example
Prerana protects women and children from the threats of human trafficking by defending their rights, supporting their education and health, and leading advocacy efforts.
Learning English and Promoting Equality
A vibrant international partnership expanding English language capacity supports the rights of women, transgender people, and the disabled across India.
Too Young to Wed
Too Young to Wed uses photography to highlight the harrowing impact of child marriage on young girls globally.
Stories of Resilience
An international partnership between Theater Alliance, Story Center and Shakti Vahini transforms the powerful stories of human trafficking survivors into agency and tools for change.
Making Cities Safer
Safecity encourages individuals and communities to report violations on its digital platform, to make the world a safer place for all.
Wheels for Women
What do you need more than anything? Often, a simple question can lead to grand ideas fueling gender empowerment, agency and opportunities.
Breaking the Cycle of Violence
Through skillful use of media, arts and technology, Breakthrough is working to change a culture and demonstrate the value of women and girls.
Fulbright-Nehru Scholar Manjula Bharathy’s work captures the complexity of emotion entangled in identity and the journey toward achieving equitable opportunities.
Savhera, a natural wellness company and social enterprise, offers employment opportunities to victims of sex trafficking.
Leading the Fight Against Human…
Shakti Vahini, a nonprofit based in New Delhi, has helped protect thousands of children from exploitation and human trafficking risks.
Gaming for Empowerment and Choice
Research shows that interactive games increase student motivation to pay attention and learn more effectively.
Cultivating Gender Equity
Women play a central role in farming in West Bengal, but are often marginalized. Technical training and greater access to land have helped them improve yields, build skills, and promote gender equality in their communities.
Energizing Gender Equity
USAID’s Engendering Utilities program works with organizations in male-dominated industries to increase employment opportunities for women and improve gender equality in the workplace.
Digital Tools Empower Efforts for…
Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Meena Pillai explores how the growth of digital communications empowers activists to work for women’s rights.
Endorsing Social Innovations
LetsEndorse offers a collaborative ecosystem to social innovators and connects them with other stakeholders to benefit communities.
Yellow Rooms of Learning
AIRSWEEE participant Kshama Hastak’s Sarthak Foundation provides free-of-cost education to children from economically disadvantaged sections of society.
The App of Conversations
Filmmaker Anandana Kapur’s interactive mobile documentary app helps create conversations around women’s rights.
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow Vyjayanthi Sankar’s Centre for Science of Student Learning aims to build capacity for high-quality assessments and research.
The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi’s program on gender equality, in collaboration with WISCOMP, aims to make the education sector in India more equitable.
Hidden No More
Science writer Nandita Jayaraj shares her experience of participating in the U.S. State Department’s IVLP project on advancing women in STEAM fields.