2019 TechWomen Program

U.S. Embassy Beirut is pleased to announce the 2019 TechWomen program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau (ECA).  The program encourages and supports women engaged in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields from the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Central Asia. Approximately 108 ...
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Ambassador Elizabeth Richard Celebrates Thanksgiving with TWE Partners and Teachers

On November 24, Ambassador Elizabeth H. Richard attended the Teaching Women English (TWE) Program teachers’ workshop and shared a Thanksgiving meal with this year’s partners and English language teachers. The three-day teachers’ workshop marks the launch of the 2018-2019 TWE program, which will serve over 800 women in 36 communities across Lebanon. Implemented by USPEaK ...
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2019 Study of the United States Institutes for Student Leaders Women’s Leadership program

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the 2019 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders Women’s Leadership program. The Women’s Leadership Program is an intensive short term academic program whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate students with a deeper understanding of the United States, while simultaneously enhancing ...
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DCM White Remarks TWE Program Graduation Ceremony

Thank you very much Ms. Yaghi.  Welcome everyone.  I am pleased to be here today to celebrate two very important milestones: your graduation from an intensive 6 month course of English, and the tenth anniversary of the TWE program.  Your completion of these English language courses—along with the cultural and community service activities, and exchanges ...
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The National Conference: Study on “Women’s Participation in Public Life”

The National Conference to Present the Study on“Women’s Participation in Public Life,” a Project on “Encouraging Marginalized Voices in the Lebanese Political Process” Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel, Beirut July 26, 2018 Thank you very much and good Morning everyone.  Your Excellency, Minister Jean Ogassabian, State Minister for Women’s Affairs, Members of the Parliament and their representatives, ...
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Ambassador Richard Honors Lebanese Women in Security and Justice

U.S. Ambassador Elizabeth Richard held a reception on March 14, to honor and showcase the positive contributions of Lebanese women in security and the rule of law, and to celebrate the dynamic, diverse, and positive roles that women play in society. The event brought together judges, prosecutors, members of the ISF, and representatives of international ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Joins Teaching Women English Graduation Event

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Danny Hall participated September 25 in a graduation ceremony in Beirut for 420 participants of the Teaching Women English (TWE) program funded by the U.S. Department of State.  The U.S. has committed more than three million dollars to the Teaching Women English program since 2008, and nearly 8,000 women ...
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