Jim Core, director of the International Expositions Unit, spoke on Monday, Sept. 10, at the First Monday Forum about the revitalization of US involvement in World Fairs. He discussed the impact of soft power at the expos and sharing American values with foreign audiences. Photo by Bruce Guthrie.
Council members will mentor two career State Department officers selected as Kathryn W. Davis Public Diplomacy Fellowship, sponsored by the Council of American Ambassadors. Council chairman, the Hon. Bruce S. Gelb, poses with new Fellows Katherine Tarr and James Wesley Jeffers, at the inaugural luncheon in Washington's DACOR-Bacon House. Photo credit: Cassia King.
Our Lunch and Learn sessions for Department of State public diplomacy staffers featured Department of State bullpen journalists on April 26 at the American Foreign Service Association. Left-right: Felicia Schwartz, Foreign Affairs Reporter (Wall Street Journal); Abigail Williams, State Department Producer (NBC News), Barbara Plett Usher, State Department Correspondent (BBC) and Matt Lee, Diplomatic Writer (Associated Press). Photo Credit: BBC
PDC President Adam Clayton Powell III attended the first ever Africa-US Public Diplomacy Conference at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg on March 10th. The conference was co-sponsored by The Public Diplomacy Council, aims to commence the first Public Diplomacy Project in Africa. Pictured L-R: Adam Clayton Powell III, President of the PDC; Prof. Gilbert Khadiagala, Director, African Center for the Study of the USA; Prof. Tawana Kupe, Acting Vice Chancellor of the university; Jay Wang, Director, USC Center on Public Diplomacy; and Dr. Bob Wakesa, Director of the university's new Public Diplomacy initiative. (Photo credit: Koko)
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