Senior Foreign Service event returns

Acting Under Secretary for Management Carol Z. Perez leads recently promoted Senior Foreign Service (SFS) colleagues in a renewal of the Oath of Office, both virtually and in-person, at an event, July 30. The...

Embassy Bujumbura celebrates successful alum while inaugurating a preschool

In September, Ambassador Melanie Harris Higgins inaugurated a community preschool in Butanuka, Bubanza. In her remarks, Higgins emphasized that good, healthy eating habits start at home and emphasized how Dreaming for Change—a nonprofit founded...

Embassy Canberra supports wildlife rehabilitation

Team members from Embassy Canberra in Australia traveled to the LAOKO (Looking After Our Kosciuszko Orphans) Snowy Mountains Wildlife Rescue to donate boxes of joey pouch liners sewn by a community group in Redding,...

Secretary Pompeo unveils Ethos initiative

At the One Team, One Mission: Introducing our Ethos announcement, April 26, in the C Street lobby of HST, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an inspirational, aspirational and unifying statement that is made...
A mentor meets with mentees.

Fostering relationships mentor to mentee

The Council for Career Enhancement and Professionalization (CCEP), one of 14 employee affinity groups at the Department of State, hosted a speed mentoring event, April 17, where four Department leaders gathered to offer their...

Embassy Bujumbura celebrates resilience in local communities

Ambassador Melanie H. Higgins (center in American flag mask) congratulated Aheza Iwacu and United for Children Burundi on their successful project to improve hygiene practices in the Buterere and Kinama zones. This project, led...

Hungarian FLEX alumni connect with ECA leader during visit

A key goal of the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) high school program is keeping in touch with talented and promising alumni from Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, who represent more than 29,000 individuals...

DRC students graduate from embassy language school

Graduates of the Congo American Language Institute (CALI) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) celebrated their achievement at a ceremony, Dec. 14. The graduates have completed all six levels of the class...

Tokyo PAO sponsors skating clinic

As part of its Go for Gold campaign, the Public Affairs Section in Tokyo sponsored a skate clinic and speaking program with 2010 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Evan Lysacek, Feb. 20. Held at...

Embassy Apia and U.S. Forest Service help Samoan mangroves

A $50,000 grant funded by the Department of State and administered by the U.S. Forest Service is helping the village of Moata’a restore its renowned mangroves. The village logo reads “Your Village, Your Identity,”...

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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, Jordan Hall. Hall smiles on the right.