Pick out the most effective pair of words from the given pair of words make the sentences meaningfully complete.

Education is an essential means of_________women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to fully_________ in the development process.

A. empower- include

B. empowering - participate

C. empowered - participating

D. empowerment - participate

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".