Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources Carol Z. Perez (center) along with members of the Office of Employee Relations, Diplotots Board and the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington cut the ribbon commemorating Diplotots new management, Oct. 2. Photo by Amanda J. Richard

Diplotots One welcomes new management

The Diplotots One Childcare Center, located at the Department of State’s SA-1 building, provides onsite childcare that gives Department employees a safe and affordable environment for their children during the work day. In May,...

Baseball legend spreads goodwill

The Department of State’s U.S. Diplomacy Center, along with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Sports Diplomacy office and Exchange Programs office, proudly hosted legendary Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr....

Icelandic leaders discuss disability rights in D.C.

Special Advisor Ann Cody from the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor welcomed leaders of the Icelandic disability forum, Öryrkjabandalag Íslands, ÖBÍ, Aug. 26. These leaders visited Washington and New York to learn...

Cultural concert series continues at HST

The Foreign Affairs Recreation Association (FARA) and State of the Arts Cultural Series sponsored a musical concert in the Dean Acheson Auditorium directed by Dr. Sonya Suhnhee Kim, Aug. 21. Lyric-dramatic baritone Thomas Beard...

Embassy Rabat supports sustainable housing competition

Members of InterHouse—a joint U.S.-Moroccan student team from the Colorado School of Mines, Cadi Ayyad University and the School of Industrial Management—survey construction of their net-zero-energy house prototype that was showcased during the 2019...

Embassy Bangladesh distributes school uniforms

As part of Chevron Bangladesh’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnership with the Dhaka Ladies Club, Ambassador Earl R. Miller together with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Chevron Bangladesh President Neil Menzies distributed...
A DSS team, sponsored by the Diplomatic Security Special Agents Association (DSSSA) competes in the Dulles Day Plane Pull to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia. The DSS team, along with Navy Sea Cadets volunteers pulled an 82-ton FedEx Airbus A320 12 feet, Sept. 14, 2019.

DSS competes in charity event

A Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) team, sponsored by the Diplomatic Security Special Agents Association, competed in the Plane Pull at the 2019 Dulles Day Festival to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia, Sept. 14....

Sports program promotes dialogue between women in Israel

Sponsored by Embassy Jerusalem, the NGO Friendship League for Culture and Sports engages religious and secular Jewish and Arabic women from all over Israel, in the team sport catchball. More than 800 women are...

Under Secretary for Management hosts town hall

Newly appointed Under Secretary of State for Management (M) Brian J. Bulatao hosted his first town hall in the Dean Acheson Auditorium in Washington, Aug. 8. Bulatao discussed his guiding principles, leadership expectations and...

U.S. responds to food insecurity in Zimbabwe

Embassy Zimbabwe and USAID are providing food assistance to an estimated 360,880 rural Zimbabweans in response to the critical food security situation during the upcoming lean season, between October 2019 and March 2020, in...

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