In this issue:
Discover a few of the untold stories of women transforming their communities through international exchange.
Learn how the Meet America program connects international students with professional and personal development in Washington, DC.
Get a glimpse of how the role of women has changed in international affairs and the foreign service.
New Diplomacy: Building on 75 Years
February 4-7, 2015
Omni Shoreham Hotel
The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting included keynote addresses from:
- Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States
- Richard Stengel, Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
- Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs
- Oscar Arias, State Department exchange alumnus, Nobel Prize Laureate, and former President of Costa Rica
- Richard C. Morais, author of The Hundred-Foot Journey
It is the leading forum for developing skills, identifying key trends, and sharing best practices in international exchange and nonprofit management, bringing together leaders, volunteers, and experts from 45 states and 13 countries.
To view a recap of the sights, sounds, and experiences from the National Meeting, check out Storify: #NewDiplomacy.
To view photos from the National Meeting, see the Flickr album.
Want to see the Latin America Dialogue? Watch the webcast.
Watch all the video highlights below:
Discover Diplomacy Weekend
Join Global Ties U.S. as we celebrate all citizen diplomats, during our Discover Diplomacy Weekend! This special program offers you a unique opportunity to explore the diplomatic world in our nation's capital–from the U.S. Congress, the White House, and the Department of State, to the 176 countries that have embassies in the city.