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2022 Global Ties U.S. National Meeting: Moving Exchange Forward

In March 2022, team members of Citizen Diplomacy listened to Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s video remarks during the 2022 Global Ties U.S. National Meeting. Secretary Blinken, and leadership from the Bureau of Education…

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Wendy Williams Receives Global Ties Network Decade of Impact Leadership Award

It is with great honor that we congratulate board member Wendy Williams for receiving the Global Ties Network “Decade of Impact Leadership Award.” Her membership…

Citizen Diplomat Academy: Alia Baher Aboraya

6th of October City, Egypt I am a few months shy of 20 years old. Two years ago, I graduated from an all-girls catholic school,…

Power Women in Diplomacy

Quality education, good jobs, and safety in public places. These are the most basic hopes of every community. Councilwoman Jamie Gauthier spends every day using her voice…

Happy German American Friendship Day

Even in a pandemic-world, your support makes it possible to find ways to connect and strengthen relationships internationally. In honor of German American Friendship Day, friends…

Youth Exchange Philly and Egypt

With the support from many gifts to our June Crisis Appeal, over 40 university students in the U.S. and in Egypt participated in our very…

With Love From Ireland

Living in a coronavirus world has made us all feel disconnected from our international community. I missed my family. So, I got my tests, donned…

Citizen Diplomat Academy: Catherine Getty

Philadelphia, United States I am a chemistry major. For the past few years, I have been part of a bioinorganic research group. I am very…

Positive Power of Woman in Diplomacy: MaryLou Spang

Woman in Diplomacy MaryLou Spang Shares How the Pandemic Has Impacted Her Business — And How She’s Staying Positive This month, we continue our Women in…

Citizen Diplomat Academy:Tracy Patterson

Philadelphia, United States I am a 20 year old African American woman from Philadelphia, PA. I am one of 9 children and am the first…

Did I ever tell you the story of 21PSTEM and Egypt?

You have often heard me say that sustainable jobs for our citizens will require significant investment from outside the United States. I can tell you that Citizen Diplomacy injects $2.3…

Announcement: New, Free Virtual Exchange for University Students

I am happy to announce that Philadelphia university students will have access to a new virtual exchange in August – “How to Succeed as an Innovator.”…

Women In Diplomacy Hannah Kalkstein

ver the past few weeks, I’ve heard such wonderful stories of how Citizen Diplomats are checking-in with friends around the world. Thank you for keeping…

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