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Back Issues of PDAA Today

Back issues of PDAA Today, PDAA’s quarterly print newsletter are now online and available for download.

POSTPONED: Annual Awards Brunch Set for May 3: Leadership and Results This Year’s Focus

PDAA’s annual awards brunch, an occasion to celebrate excellence and innovation in public diplomacy while enjoying fine cuisine and the company of friends, is scheduled for Sun., May 3, at Washington’s Army and Navy Club at noon.

Natella Svistunova, Public Affairs Officer, Embassy Belmopan, accompanied by Jon Piechowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary […]

First Monday – “Faces of Exchange: 80 Years of the International Visitor Leadership Program”

With more than 225,000 alumni, the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2020. On Monday, March 2, a panel will examine the impact of this important public diplomacy tool as well as look ahead to the program’s future.

The panelists will include:

His Excellency Pjer Šimunović, […]

Updated: Feb. 24 Program to Focus on The Power of Public Diplomacy: Leading Today’s Challenges. The First Three Feet

Ambassador Jean Manes (L) will speak at the February 24 PDAA luncheon.

(Updated 2/12/20) Ambassador Jean Manes will speak at the Mon., Feb. 24, 2020, PDAA luncheon. She will focus on the challenges facing today’s public diplomacy practitioners.

Manes is currently the deputy to the commander and foreign affairs advisor at U.S. […]

The State of State: Issues Facing the Foreign Service Today

You are invited to join the next First Monday lunch forum on December 2, The State of State: Issues Facing the Foreign Service Today, featuring Ambassador Eric Rubin, President of the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA).

AFSA President Eric Rubin

The forum starts at 12:00 pm and takes place at George Washington University’s […]

Reorganizing the State Department’s Public Diplomacy Operations:  An Update

Two top State Department officials will discuss the Trump Administration’s reorganization of the Public Diplomacy offices at the PDAA luncheon, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at the DACOR-Bacon House.

Nicole Chulick, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Global Public Affairs, and Jennifer Hall Godfrey, Chief of Staff for the Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and […]

Nov. 4 First Monday Program: Using Cultural Diplomacy to Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Stamford Raffles’s Arrival in Singapore

Please join us on Mon., Nov. 4, for the First Monday luncheon program focusing on Using Cultural Diplomacy to Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Stamford Raffles’s Arrival in Singapore featuring Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Singapore Ambasasador.

First Monday Forums are a joint project of the Public Diplomacy Association of America, the USC Center on Communication Leadership […]