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Recognizing Talent and Cultivating a Pipeline: Strategies for Ensuring an Inclusive U.S. State Department

Tuesday, July 21
2:00pm-3:00pm EDT

Watch the event recording:

Featuring:

Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering
Career Ambassador, served as U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation, India, the United Nations, Israel, El Salvador, Nigeria, and Jordan

Ms. Uzra Zeya
President and CEO, Alliance for Peacebuilding and
Former Chargé d’Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Paris

Ms. Naima Green-Riley
PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University and
Former Foreign Service Officer and Pickering Fellow

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins
Founder and Executive Director, Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS)

Ambassador Melanne Verveer
Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Join current and former leading diplomats for a conversation on how to ensure a diverse diplomatic corps in the U.S. State Department. They will discuss growing shortcomings in the U.S. State Department in achieving equity and inclusion throughout its ranks, share strategies for improving recruitment, retainment and advancement of diverse personnel, and provide recommendations for realizing a State Department that better represents the United States.

This event will have live closed captioning.

Co-hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS), and The Pickering & Rangel Fellows Association