Heads up, Alumna and Alumni, there are two upcoming Live Q&A’s exclusive to members of the State Alumni Website!
Q&A Live: Secretary Clinton’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT* (14:00 – 15:00 GMT**)
The first is with Dr. Tomicah Tillemann, senior advisor for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies at the U.S. Department of State. He will conduct a webchat to follow-up on Secretary Clinton’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society, launched on February 16, 2011. The main themes of the Strategic Dialogue are: democracy and human rights; governance and accountability (anti-corruption); and women empowerment. Other topics include religion in global affairs, the environment, development, global health, and refugee protection. You may submit questions in advance or at any time during the live event.
Q&A Live: Parasites and Global Health
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT* (14:00 – 15:00 GMT**).
The second is with Dr. David Bruce Conn, a 2010 Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of International Health and Biodefense, will conduct a webchat on parasites and global health. Dr. Conn welcomes questions about the scientific aspects of disease transmission and the spread of influenzas and pandemics. He also welcomes questions on the U.S. Department of State’s policies and interagency efforts to promote global health.
You can submit questions in advance — go to alumni.state.gov to find out how. And if you still haven’t registered… well, you’re missing out!
Remember, to be a member you must have travelled on a State Department sponsored exchange. This includes alums from International Visitors Leadership Programs, Voluntary Visitors Programs, former Fulbright students and scholars, and former Parliamentary Interns.
So what are you waiting for??