Women 2 Women Conference

Deadline: April 16, 2018   The U.S. Embassy in Lisbon is pleased to announce a fully funded exchange opportunity for young women, ages 14-19.  This summer the Women2Women conference will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States, July 19-28, 2018. All participants’ costs will be supported by the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon.  Applications are ...
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Empowering Young Women Conference

On March 8, in honor of International Women’s Day, the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, with support from the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), hosted the EMPOWERING YOUNG WOMEN conference  at the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa in Lisbon.  Ambassador Glass opened the conference underscoring the U.S., “commitment to women’s empowerment and gender equality extends beyond ...
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Connect to Success workshops in celebration of International Women’s Day

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, the Embassy partnered with the Luso-American Foundation for Development (FLAD) to organize two days of Connect to Success (C2S) workshops for women entrepreneurs and women business owners that focused on developing key business skills. On March 10, the Embassy and FLAD offered a workshop on “How to Pitch to Investors”, ...
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Women’s History Month, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in ...
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Workshops for WOBs in the Azores

The U.S. Embassy and the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) promoted a series of “Connect to Success” workshops for women entrepreneurs, between October 7 and 10, in the Azores. Connect to Success founded by the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with FLAD, aims to support women-owned businesses and promote gender equality in the corporate world. The program already has close to ...
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Embaixatriz Kim Sawyer on gender equality

Kim Sawyer, the wife of Ambassador Robert Sherman, was invited to be one of the four panelists on “Women in Entrepreneurship and Engineering” at the Frontiers Initiative before an audience of 40 people. The Frontiers Initiative is a “space” created at the Nova University Faculty of Science and Technology library that includes a panel discussion three to four times a year, and ...
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Kim Sawyer at the Inspiring Women conference

Stanton Chase Portugal organized on September 28 its seventh HR Lunch under the theme “Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership.” Kim Sawyer, entrepreneur and wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, delivered the keynote address at the Inspiring Women conference. During this event, there were also debates on new trends in gender management and women’s presence in leading positions in companies. ...
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