SEMINAR: Inside U.S. Foreign Policy: Global Equity and Racial Justice

May 5, 2023 Virtual Seminar

USA Study Abroad, part of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), and its Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program are pleased to invite current recipients and alumni of the Gilman Program, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program, ECA exchange alumni, all interested U.S. undergraduate and graduate students, and U.S. higher education faculty and administrators to attend the “Inside U.S. Foreign Policy Seminar: Global Equity and Racial Justice” on May 19, 2023 from Noon-2:00pm Eastern.

This 2-hour seminar will explore the subject of global equity and racial justice and how the State Department advances U.S. foreign policy interests in protecting and advancing the human rights of people belonging to marginalized racial and ethnic communities and in combating systemic racism, discrimination, and xenophobia around the world. Attendees will hear from technical experts and U.S. diplomats working with the Special Representative for Racial Equity and Justice, the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, and the U.S. Mission to Peru. The seminar will shed light on the inner-workings of American diplomacy connecting the State Department’s mission to the lives of the American people. Attendees will also have the chance to learn more about State Department internships, fellowships, and career opportunities. Register here.

Interested in learning more about how the State Department furthers U.S. foreign policy goals around the world? Please join the State Department’s Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program throughout 2023 for the “Inside U.S. Foreign Policy” series – a six-part virtual series offering an insight into the State Department’s efforts to combat climate change, secure the global food supply, foster entrepreneurship, and promote other important foreign policy priorities on behalf of the American people. Stay connected to Gilman’s Inside U.S. Foreign Policy page – for series announcements and seminar registration.