Back Issues of PDAA Today

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

PDAA Honors Outstanding Public Diplomacy Initiatives

By Domenick DiPasquale

Creative programming, strong leadership skills, and innovative solutions to pressing social needs characterize the work of the four recipients of this year’s PDAA Awards for Achievement in Public Diplomacy.

At the annual PDAA awards ceremony, held this year at the Army and Navy Club on May 5, outgoing PDAA President Cynthia Efird noted that a record 26 nominations had been submitted for the 2019 awards, an indication of the importance of public […]

New PDAA Officers and Directors Announced

Janice Brambilla (in white jacket) will become PDAA President on June 1, 2019. She has a long career throughout the Public Diplomacy community, including positions with the Voice of America, International Broadcasting Bureau, Broadcasting Board of Governors, United States Information Agency, and Department of State. (Photo: Alan Kotok)

Janice Brambilla will be PDAA’s new President effective June 1. She succeeds Ambassador Cynthia Efird, who has held the office for the past three years.


Public Diplomacy: Foundations for Global Engagement in the Digital Age Discussion at June 3 Forum

Nicholas Cull, University of Southern California

You are invited to join the next “First Monday” lunch forum on Monday, June 3, when the speaker will be Nick Cull, Director of the University of Southern California’s Master of Public Diplomacy program, who will discuss his new book, Public Diplomacy: Foundations for Global Engagement in the Digital Age. Nick’s bio is available at:

First Monday forums start at 12 noon and take place at […]