Workforce Investment

By Stacy D. Williams Following the murder of George Floyd in May 2020 and the subsequent global reckoning on systemic racial inequality, the Bureau of Western Hemisphere...

Building Sustainability

The embassy’s façade takes advantage of solar orientation with an integrated approach to sun shading through breezeways, deep overhangs, and porches. Photo courtesy of Embassy Asunción
The windows on Embassy Asunción’s north façade are oriented north and south to avoid heat gain from direct sunlight, keeping the building cool in...

Engaging Foreign Audiences

Students rehearse a play in English during a musical theater camp at the Deutsch-Amerikanische Institut in Tübingen, Germany. Approximately 100 independent binational centers contract with embassies to double as American Spaces. Photo by Sophia Kummler
Students rehearse a play in English during a musical theater camp at the Deutsch-Amerikanische Institut in Tübingen, Germany. Approximately 100 independent binational centers contract...

Indispensable Messenger

By Kristin Ahlberg and Tiffany Cabrera As the 64th U.S. secretary of state and the first woman to hold the position, Madeleine Albright faced the...

Time Honored Tradition

Then-Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Global Talent Carol Z. Perez records remarks for Foreign Affairs Day, April 19. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco
Then-Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Global Talent Carol Z. Perez records remarks for Foreign Affairs Day, April 19. Photo by...

Powerful Voices

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (back row center) and the U.S. delegation to the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, September 1995. Photo courtesy of the White House
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (back row center) and the U.S. delegation to the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, September 1995....

Protecting Paradise

Small boats cut through crystalline water off San Pedro as seen in an aerial view of Ambergris Caye. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco By Vincent...

Future Vision

By Heather McHugh In support of President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Transforming Federal Customer Experience and Service Delivery to Rebuild Trust in the Government,...

World’s Fair Outreach

The Harlem Globetrotters wowed Expo audiences with their basketball tricks and entertaining skills during a cultural performance representing U.S. talent and diversity. Photo courtesy of the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
The Harlem Globetrotters wowed Expo audiences with their basketball tricks and entertaining skills during a cultural performance representing U.S. talent and diversity. Photo courtesy...

Paradigm Shift

Vice Governor Talia Cabrera (front row, fifth from left) shouts “Hui puhahi” with women from the Shuar community in Ecuador during the province’s first...