Connecting female entrepreneurs in Ljubljana

Ambassador Lynda Blanchard (on computer screen) welcomed virtual participants to the opening of the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs in Slovenia, Jan. 12. This unique program, sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs,...
A diver re-plants recently cultivated coral on the reefs in a coral nursery at Oracabessa Bay. Photo by Kadir van Lohuizen/NOOR

Coral Cultivation

By Katherine Judd Years ago, Oracabessa, Jamaica, provided a pristine beach backdrop for Ian Fleming to author his legendary James Bond novels. Today, it is the site of the Oracabessa Marine Trust, a partnership between...

Pillars of Diplomacy

Click here to read the accessible text only version of this article By Amanda J. Richard Each and every day, Foreign Service nationals (FSNs) provide invaluable support to U.S. diplomatic missions around the world. Their...

Unwavering Appreciation

By Amanda J. Richard  Recognizing the Department of State’s amazing employees who serve bravely and selflessly worldwide is typically done during an elegant ceremony held in the Harry S. Truman Building’s exquisite Benjamin Franklin room....
A worker submits to a daily temperature check before entering the Mexico City construction site. Photo by Jared Conrad

Building Safely

By Vincent J. Abramo

Department hosts Veterans Day event

Department of State employee affinity group, Veterans@State, and the Office of Civil Rights hosted a Veterans Day event, Nov. 30. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo provided remarks, and Ambassador Matthew Klimow from Embassy Turkmenistan—a...

January 2021 | Digital Archive

In the News Center for Analytics marks first anniversary | By Janice deGarmoMOUs secure 5G networks in European countries | By Rob NoelNew embassy building dedicated in Reykjavik | By Patrick C. GeraghtyForeign Press Centers...

Antony Blinken sworn in as 71st secretary of state

Acting Under Secretary for Management and Director General Carol Z. Perez swore in Antony Blinken as the 71st secretary of state in the Harry S. Truman Building in Washington, Jan. 26. Blinken previously served...
Data enthusiasts get a first look at the Center for Analytics’ products during a demonstration outside of the George C. Marshall Conference Center during the “Data for Diplomacy” launch, January 2020. Photo courtesy of M/SS

Center for Analytics marks first anniversary

By Janice deGarmo The Office of Management Strategy and Solutions (M/SS) launched the Center for Analytics (CfA) in January 2020. As CfA celebrates its first anniversary, its team reflected on an incredible inaugural year as...

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name Michael Cunningham. Cunningham smiles on the right.