Group of women pose in front of Christmas tree at the elegant DACOR Bacon House

AWIU Networking Lunch: The Importance of Listening

By American University Tuch Fellow Marcela Falck-Bados On December 14, I attended the American Women for International Understanding (AWIU) luncheon program, Career Opportunities in International Relations (COIR) at the historic DACOR Bacon House. The keynote speaker, Dr. Clare Lockhart, is a preeminent expert on Afghanistan and founder of the Institute for State Effectiveness. She served…

VOA Reaches 311 Million Multimedia Users Each Week, An All-Time Record

Next February 1, the nation’s largest publicly-funded international broadcasting network will celebrate its 80th anniversary. The U.S. Agency for Global Media (the USAGM), which oversees America’s Voice and four other government-funded international multimedia broadcast networks, announced the latest total on Nov. 16. As a USAGM press release put it: “While the COVID-19 pandemic raged around…