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Diplomacy After Hours: Representing America to the World: Asian American & Pacific Islander Contributions to Diplomacy
Join us for a discussion on the contributions of Asian American & Pacific Islander diplomats to American diplomacy. We will explore the lives and service of three Asian Americans: Ambassador Don Yamamoto, current U.S. Ambassador to Somalia; Boa Lee, Foreign Service Officer and daughter of Hmong refugees; and Dr. Sammy Lee, a groundbreaking Olympic champion and Cold War goodwill ambassador.Find out more »
How did President Jimmy Carter use Camp David to broker peace between Egypt and Israel in 1978? Learn from our public historian Alison Mann about why U.S. presidents may want to conduct business away from the White House and how this led to the creation of Camp David.Find out more »
What role do the Olympics play in American diplomacy?
As the 2021 Summer Olympic Games kick off this month, please join NMAD for a virtual program on July 28, 2021 at 5 pm EDT to discuss the diplomatic impact of our nation’s athletes and the power of sports diplomacy.
The discussion will feature NMAD’s Public Historian Alison Mann, Paralympian and U.S. Department of State Sports Envoy and ECA exchange sports alumnus John Register, Dr. Damion Thomas, Curator of Sports at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Dr. Ashleigh Huffman, Program Specialist from the Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy Division.Find out more »
Join the NMAD Education Team for an introduction to the museum's new Historical Diplomacy Simulation Program and ideas on how to implement them into the classroom. Our discussion will include how to facilitate the program with simulation participants and a tour of diplomacy education resources found on the museum's website.
Diplomacy Classroom is a monthly virtual event presented by the National Museum of American Diplomacy where we explore diplomacy through a historical event, person, or contemporary global issue.Find out more »
We are highlighting the Fulbright Teacher Program In honor of its 75th anniversary. With our guest from the Teacher Exchange Branch in the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Kayla Gatalica, we will discuss the mission of the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program and the impact it has on teachers and students in the United States and around the world. We will explore how teachers can take advantage of exchange opportunities and become diplomats, inspiring a global outlook and global competence in their students. Turtle Haste, a Teacher Exchange alumna who traveled to the Republic of Georgia will join the discussion to reflect on her experiences.Find out more »