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.
Applications for Summer 2016 internships at the Department of State are available on-line. To qualify for the Council’s International Affairs Fellowship, students first must be selected for a Washington, DC-based summer internship with the Department of State. Please note that the State Department's application deadline has been extended to October 23, 2015.
Ambassador James J. Blanchard, former Ambassador to Canada (1993-1996) and Governor of Michigan (1983-1991), donated $1 million to establish a public service award and lecture series at Michigan State University.
On July 8, the Council of American Ambassadors is co-sponsoring a reception honoring the U.S. Marine Corps Embassy Security Guards. The guests of honor are the graduates of the most recent USMC Embassy Guard Detachment Commanders class and their spouses.