Five American Universities Selected to Lead Women’s Empowerment Efforts in Four Countries

USAIDThe U.S. Agency for International Development, in conjunction with the nonprofit organization Higher Education for Development, has announced that five universities in the United States will be participating in the new Women’s Leadership Program. The new initiative will promote gender equality and women’s leadership in Armenia, Paraguay, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

Participating universities will develop curricula and seek to enhance opportunities for women in business, agriculture, and education in these four countries. The Agency for International Development will fund the program with a grant of $8.75 million.

Universities participating in the project include Arizona State University, the University of Florida, Michigan State University, the University of California at Los Angeles, and Indiana University. These universities will partner with institutions of higher education in the targeted countries.

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