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The National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) is the country’s first museum and education center dedicated to telling the story of American diplomacy.  It will focus on diplomacy’s role in promoting our national security, prosperity, and global leadership. Visitors can explore what diplomacy is, who does it, and how it has impacted American lives throughout history.

The National Museum of American Diplomacy is non-partisan. It is made possible through public-private partnerships, including one with the Diplomacy Center Foundation.  The non-profit Foundation is leading a capital campaign to secure funds to expand and complete the museum.

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Mary Kane, Director

Mary D. Kane became the Director of the National Museum of American Diplomacy in April 2018. She brings a wealth of public and private sector experience to the project, having served as President and CEO of Sister Cities International.

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Hilary Brandt, Deputy Director

Hilary Brandt is the Deputy Director for Management at the National Museum of American Diplomacy. She oversees the Center’s budget, contracting, strategic planning, technology, and communications.

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Jane Carpenter-Rock, Deputy Director

Jane Carpenter-Rock joined the National Museum of American Diplomacy in July 2018 as Deputy Director for Museum Content. She was previously Deputy Director in the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Bureau of African Affairs.

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