Advocating for the Foreign Service in Your Community

Start Date/Time: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 15:00
End Date/Time: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 16:30
Description: 
This workshop, aimed at our retiree members, will provide you with the tools to enhance your effectiveness as an informed advocate for the Foreign Service in your home community. The workshop will focus on the key messages which are crucial to conveying the work of the Foreign Service; the importance of using real world examples; and how to effectively tailor a presentation to the target audience. We will also review resources available from AFSA, including talking points and background briefing materials which can help prepare you to make the case for diplomacy and development.
 
AFSA professional staff members Julie Nutter, Christine Miele and Erika Bethmann will facilitate this workshop; AFSA President Ambassador Barbara Stephenson will offer welcome remarks. Note that we will cap attendance at this event at 40. Click here to RSVP; registration is required.