On July 12th, the 2019 Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summits will kick-off in Salt Lake City, Utah. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State in partnership with Global Ties U.S., each summit will bring together leaders from business, government, and nonprofit sectors to engage with local communities on U.S. foreign policy.
In April 2019, the Smithsonian Institution (SI) led a three-day workshop at the Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage (IICAH) in Erbil for Iraqi religious and ethnic groups affected by ISIS whose cultural heritage remains at risk.
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Marie Royce will travel July 5-8 to France as part of the United States Presidential Delegation to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final Match between the United States and the Netherlands.
Guatemala has one of the highest rates of entrepreneurial spirit and it’s about to get higher! Entrepreneurs of Quetzaltenango, Chiquimula and Guatemala City will be trained through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a blended entrepreneurship training course aimed at entrepreneurs without university education. Women selected will acquire the conditions to improve their economic stability by designing business plans, raising capital, and learning how to connect with networks of successful Guatemalan businesswomen.