Members of Project Soar pose for a photo in Morocco. State Department photo

Project Soar empowers teenage girls in rural Morocco

The U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative’s (MEPI) Project Soar is one of the most successful women empowerment projects in Morocco. The project empowers nearly 700 teenage girls from 26 economically disadvantaged semi-rural villages in Morocco...
The Mamava, Inc. lactation pod that was installed at U.S. Consulate General in Toronto. Photo courtesy of ConGen Toronto

Consulate General Toronto emphasizes work-life balance

The U.S. Consulate General in Toronto partnered with Mamava, Inc. to install a lactation pod to provide a safe, clean and comfortable space for lactating mothers, and to comply with the mandate of the...

Department hosts accessibility experts for NDEAM

Americans celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October to recognize the creativity, innovation and skills that people with disabilities bring to the workforce. As part of this effort, the Department of State...

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The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name, Tommye Grant. Grant smiles on the right.