The U.S. State Department-sponsored program brought ten teenage Pakistani female field hockey players to UNCG as part of an international sports exchange from June 17 to the 27, reports The Nation.

This program was part of the Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative, which has paired aims to increase the number of women and girls involved in sports.

While at UNCG, they participated in field hockey clinics, activities on sports and disability rights, and community volunteerism.