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TechWomen 2020 Applications Now Open

The 2020 TechWomen application is now open! The application will close on 09:00AM PST (GMT-08:00), Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Selection Process TechWomen participants are selected based on the eligibility requirements below. Applications are reviewed by independent selection committees composed of industry leaders and regional experts. Semifinalists may be interviewed by United States Embassy personnel in their country of ...
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Op-Ed: Rwanda and the U.S. fight HIV/AIDS together

Op-Ed: Rwanda and the U.S. fight HIV/AIDS together By Ambassador Peter H. Vrooman Published Thursday, November 28, 2019 The New Times (Kigali, Rwanda) Kigali – World AIDS Day this year marks a historic moment in the response to HIV/AIDS, as Rwanda gets closer to epidemic control. Rwanda has come an incredible distance in the past 15 ...
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Rwandan Students in the United States Hits an All-Time High

Kigali – The number of Rwanda students attending U.S. colleges and universities hit an all-time high during the 2018-19 academic year, according to new data released this week. The 2019 Open Doors Report, released by EducationUSA as part of International Education Week, notes 1,292 Rwandan students in the United States last academic year, a 4.9 ...
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2020 EDUCATIONUSA Scholars Program- Call for Application

The EducationUSA office at the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy – Kigali, seeks to identify and recruit secondary school graduates who scored 75% and above in Senior 4, Senior 5, and Senior 6 to join the 2020 EducationUSA Scholars Program (ESP). Only students who will graduate from secondary schools in November 2019 and ...
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Rwanda and the United States Hold Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Rwanda TIFA Council

In their fifth meeting of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council, Rwanda and the United States discussed several mutually reinforcing strategic objectives to provide a mutually beneficial framework to guide the U.S.-Rwanda Trade and Investment relationship moving forward, including: (1) Maximizing the remaining years of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA); (2) ...
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