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July 18, 2012

TechGirls Agree: "Geek is Chic!"

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “geek?" For 25 teenage girls from… more
July 17, 2012

Iraqi and American Taekwondo Students Find Common Ground

Recognizing the universality and positive impact of sports, 11 Iraqi taekwondo students and two coaches traveled to Washington to take… more
July 5, 2012

@TechGirls: Brilliant, Fearless and Passionate

Our inaugural class of 25 TechGirls arrived in New York City late on the evening of Monday, June 25. In… more
June 13, 2012

Egyptians and Americans Connect Over Soccer

Recognizing the positive power of sports, a delegation of soccer coaches from Egypt took to the soccer field, to the… more
June 8, 2012

American Students Build Critical Language Skills

This month, the State Department welcomes 630 recipients of the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for pre-departure orientations in Washington, D.C. more
May 18, 2012

Museums and Communities Connect

For decades, the Department of State has recognized the importance of cultural institutions and the arts to connect individuals, build… more
April 7, 2012

Jazz and the State Department: A Night on the Rhythm Road

Each April, the State Department, in concert with music lovers around the world, celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month. In honor of… more
March 6, 2012

Strengthening U.S.-Iraq Educational and Cultural Ties

During my year in Iraq at the U.S. Embassy and in my current position in Washington, I have experienced firsthand… more


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The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more