Female officers of Pakistan’s National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) stand in front of a new, INL-funded women’s facility at the NHMP Training College in Sheikhupura, Pakistan on March 21. Photos by Mohammad Shaban

INL Pakistan supports female police officer recruitment efforts

By Robert Pickett One of the pillars of Mission Pakistan’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) section is to “enhance opportunities for women to access justice and to actively participate in the administration of justice.”...
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, U.S. Ambassador Erik Ramanathan (center) hosted a roundtable discussion with a diverse group of Swedish female leaders to discuss the shared goal of a more equal and just society. Photo by Jenny Sigurs

Embassy Stockholm celebrates International Women’s Day

By Jacqueline Jin International Women’s Day, commemorated every year on March 8, is a time to reflect on the challenges women have overcome and on the obstacles and inequality they still face today. This year’s...
Acting Office Director for Security Technology Tamika Abbott (left) and Engineering Services Center Officer in Charge Reginald Williams (center) showcase the technical systems laboratory space during a visit by Assistant Secretary Gentry Smith (right) to the Florida Regional Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Oct. 21. Photo by Eric Weiner

Panel event aims to recruit women in engineering and cybersecurity

By Kris Sivertson Recruiting the next generation of security engineering officers (SEO) is a critical need for the Foreign Service and a top priority for the Bureau of Global Talent Management’s (GTM) Recruitment Division and...
Local children sing the U.S. national anthem at Flanders Field American Cemetery in Waregem, Belgium, during the last in-person Memorial Day ceremony before it shifted online for two years during the pandemic, May 26, 2019. Photo by Serge Vandendriessche

Young voices honor the fallen

By Danielle Smith-Llera This Memorial Day, a tradition returns in-person to Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium. It’s not a spectacular fly-over like Charles Lindberg’s in 1927 when he dropped red poppies from the “Spirit...

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