“Scale-Up Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs” program in Azerbaijan

Ambassador Litzenberger joined Dr. Beeta Ehdaie to announce the launching of the “Scale-Up Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs” program in Azerbaijan. This exciting program will help train a group of Azerbaijani women entrepreneurs to help them build their skills and grow their business ventures, and is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan and several local partners.

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A message from U.S. Embassy and USAID staff about gender-based violence

Gender-based violence transcends borders and cultures, threatening lives, undermining families and communities, and impeding the progress of nations. Here is a short video with a message from U.S. Embassy and USAID staff about ending this violence Stop Gender-based Violence Gender əsaslı zorakılıq sərhədləri və mədəniyyətləri aşır, həyatları təhlükə altına alır, ailələri və icmaları zəiflədir və millətlərin inkişafına mane …

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Ambassador Litzenberger participated at the USAID Azerbaijan-funded conference

Today Ambassador Litzenberger participated at the USAID Azerbaijan-funded conference on eliminating “forbidden professions” for women. During his speech the Ambassador emphasized the importance of equal access for candidates to any job, regardless of their gender.

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DCM William Gill at the “Women at Hilton: Empowered by AmCham” event

DCM William Gill spoke to a group of female university students yesterday at the “Women at Hilton: Empowered by AmCham” event, sharing his thoughts on the importance of ensuring that women have the greatest possible opportunities in the workforce and the economy. He told the group, “this is very much a work in progress. The …

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Deputy Chief of Mission, William Gill, participated as a panelist at the SHE Congress

Deputy Chief of Mission, William Gill, participated as a panelist at the SHE Congress, an international women’s leadership event held in Baku. The SHE Congress is designed to bring role models such as top female executives and business owners, as well as top private and public sector representatives, to share their knowledge, skills and energy …

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) on November 25 and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the United States reaffirms its commitment to defending the rights of women and girls to live free from violence. IDEVAW and the 16 Days …

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