January 9, 2019 – Georgetown alumna Bianca Uribe (C’18) is one of only 30 college students and graduates to receive the competitive 2019 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowshipto pursue a Foreign Service career. The fellowship will cover two years of graduate study an internship on Capitol Hill or at a U.S. embassy or consulate, as well as mentoring and professional development.
Hometown: New YorkMajor: Anthropology; Spanish and Portuguese minorResearch at Georgetown: Uribe traveled to Peru before her senior year to research how Afro-Peruvians construct informal systems of healing in response to inadequate health care systems.She determined that health care and treatment can be culturally specific for marginalized communities and explored ways that institutions in power can build cultural competency to better serve patients and ensure community.“To me, being a Foreign Service officer means deepening one’s knowledge of other cultures and nations to further und..
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Full-timeSalary: $57,000.00 to $64,000.00 /yearThe European Union Delegation to the United States of America is looking for:Outreach Assistant to the Press and Public Diplomacy SectionWe areThe European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.The EU Delegation to the United States of America in Washington DC works in close coordination with the Embassies and Consulates of the 28 EU Member States. We are a full-fledged diplomatic mission and represent the European Union in dealings with the U.S. government in areas that are part of the EU’s remit.We offerWe offer a post of Outreach Assistant to the Press and Publi..
The US State Department’s Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (CSCC) is conducting public diplomacy, not information warfare against the Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist organizations by contesting the space of digital communication and challenging extremist propaganda. WASHINGTON, October 7 (RIA Novosti) – The US State Department’s Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (CSCC) isRead more
“The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in Social Media: A Critical Discourse Analysis” analyzes the strong role of Twitter in shaping Pakistan's positive national narrative of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the portion of China's Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) that cuts directly through Pakistan, border-to-border. The authors note that Pakistan's population of 200+ million people is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing social media audiences.
“In nearly 70 years of friendship and close cooperation between China and Pakistan, the CPEC has emerged as a climax bringing both countries closer through greater Chinese investment under the BRI,” write Ahmed, Rojratanakiat and Taekasem. “Twitter..Read more
A village in Guatemala has been named after Serbia as a token of gratitude for the assistance extended to its locals by Honorary Consul of the Republic of Serbia in Guatemala Marcela Arzu de Lozano. As a personal donation, she provided aid in the form of essential food products for around one hundred impoverished familiesRead more