Project Code: STATE-USA-ECA-181

Supporting Women’s Empowerment with the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

Project Title Supporting Women’s Empowerment with the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)
Project Summary Research and identify online educational resources for women in the process of becoming entrepreneurs that would contribute to individual business growth and network development.
Country United States
Country/Region of Focus Global
Agency Department of State
DoS Office ECA/P
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs is an inclusive learning community centered around DreamBuilder, an online training program on women’s entrepreneurship developed through a partnership between Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Management and global copper mining company Freeport-McMoRan. Women with brilliant ideas engage in U.S-style education with guided facilitation and from local alumni, women business leaders, and key interlocutors to ensure business development. Resources will be shared on the program website and highlighted to diverse countries around the world promoting entrepreneurship. Engage with Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) diplomats and program officers to conduct outreach to potential partner organizations while providing technical support to AWE program implementing partners overseas.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Cultural diplomacy
Research
Social media management
Website design
Writing
Additional Information

For more information on the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs, visit https://eca.state.gov/awe.