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Humphrey Fellows Enhancement Workshop 2020: Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship in Challenging Conditions

*** The Humphrey Fellows Enhancement Workshop 2020 has been canceled. Please contact if you would like a way to share your presentation on this page.***


Attendees from the 2019 Humphrey Fellows Enhancement Workshop

Participant Information

March 24-27, 2020

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State 


Questions: Email or call (865) 974-3404

Workshop Overview and Schedule (DRAFT: subject to change)

Travel information:

  • Travel dates: Arrive afternoon of Tuesday, March 24.  Depart morning of Saturday, March 28.
  • Knoxville airport: McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS). Other airports (possible lower cost): Atlanta (4 hours), Chattanooga (2 hours), Nashville (3 hours)
  • Transfer to hotel: Uber, Lyft or taxi

Workshop events will be held at:

  • UT Conference Center, 600 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902

Hotel information:

  • Cumberland House Knoxville
    • 1109 White Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916
    • The hotel has arranged a special rate of $109/per room/per night for the workshop.  To get this rate, call 865-971-4663 and request a room for the “Humphrey Fellows Workshop on Global Women’s Economic Empowerment.”

City of Knoxville

East Tennessee area (attractions for extended stay)


This is a program of the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government, administered by the Center for Global Engagement at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.