u.s. department of state
Press release announcing Gretchen M. Franke and Chad D. Houghton as first recipients of the Prize.
The nation’s number-two diplomat, Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman has circumnavigated the globe twice since being sworn in this April. In July, she was the first senior Biden-Harris administration official to visit the People’s Republic of China for wide-ranging diplomatic talks. On September 2, 2021, Deputy Secretary Sherman spoke about her travels and shared insights into the Biden-Harris administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy, challenges in Afghanistan, and next-generation leadership in public diplomacy.
Businesswoman, diplomat and educator Marie Royce brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to CPD.
ACPD Exec. Director Vivian S. Walker shares findings on staying competitive in the global information space.