The U.S. Speaker Program

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The U.S. Speaker Program collaborates with U.S. embassies and consulates around the world to engage professional foreign audiences with American citizen experts on topics of strategic importance to the United States.

Programs are conducted in person and through virtual engagement platforms and focus on key foreign policy topics including tackling climate change, promoting media literacy, providing alternatives to violent extremism, advancing economic prosperity, expanding educational diplomacy, and fostering open government and civil society.

U.S. Speakers represent a broad range of fields and expertise and are leaders in their sectors and communities. The U.S. Speaker Program offers experts an opportunity to engage with new audiences, expand their networks, and exchange ideas with professionals across the globe.

155
Countries engaged around the world
* Data from 2018-2020 U.S. Speaker Programs
500
U.S. companies, civil society organizations, and government agencies lent their expertise
* Data from 2018-2020 U.S. Speaker Programs
2035
programs featuring experts from 47 states and the District of Columbia
* Data from 2018-2020 U.S. Speaker Programs