Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin (US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 2009-2011) has been named a trustee of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States.
Elise Crane, a public diplomacy desk officer focused on Ukraine within the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, and Jason Frohnmayer, the press and public diplomacy officer in the State Department’s Office of Public Affairs, Planning and Coordination, were selected as the 2016-2017 Davis Public Diplomacy Fellows.
CAA Vice Chairman and Endowment Fund Founding Member Ambassador John L. Loeb, Jr. was honored at an April 14 luncheon hosted by the George Washington University President Steven Knapp and the GWU campus community.
The Council of American Ambassadors has selected the 2016 Class of International Affairs Fellows. The Fellowship program enables outstanding undergraduate students to come to Washington, D.C. and participate in a prestigious summer program that combines mentoring by former U.S. ambassadors, practical training through internships at the Department of State, and academic studies in international affairs.
The Public Diplomacy Council featured Carissa Gonzalez’ article, “The Evaluation Revolution in Public Diplomacy,” in its “Ten Best of 2015” list. Ms. Gonzalez was a Davis Public Diplomacy Fellow for 2014-2015, and her article appeared in the Fall 2015 issue the Ambassadors Review.
On December 17, Ambassador Barbara Barrett (US Ambassador to Finland, 2008-2009) will deliver the inaugural Women Who Inspire lecture at the launch of the John Hopkins SAIS Women’s Leadership Initiative.