Emerson T. Brooking (left) and Peter W. Singer speak at the First Monday Forum on Jan. 7, 2019, moderated by Adam Clayton Powell III (center).
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
Thirty years ago, a group of retired and active foreign service officers founded the Public Diplomacy Foundation. Their successors held a round-table November 5 at George Washington University (GWU), a close-up assessment of the state of this fine art of people-to- people dialogues today.
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