FOCUS ON WOMEN IN THE FOREIGN SERVICE
Women have made great strides, but more effort is needed to fulfill the legal mandate for a Foreign Service that is “truly representative of the American people throughout all levels.”
BY ANDREA STRANO
Foreign Service women in Panama are rejuvenating the Federal Women’s Program as a platform for career development.
BY THAO ANH TRAN AND KRISTIN STEWART
Here is a set of practical recommendations drawn from the experience of an accomplished USAID Senior Foreign Service officer.
BY ERIN SOTO
In the Middle East, one female officer found embassy management a greater obstacle than the conservative local culture.
BY ANDREA FARSAKH
Maxine Desilet’s letters home, accented by excerpts from her efficiency reports, paint a vivid picture of life in the postwar Foreign Service.
BY SUZANNE COFER
Female members of the Foreign Service of the 1950s through the 1990s break through barriers at the Department of State.
The J. Kirby Simon Foreign Service Trust is uniquely committed to expanding the opportunities for community service to people associated with U.S. embassies and consulates.
BY KATHLEEN SHEEHAN AND LIISA ECOLA
Foreign assistance is part of America’s cultural DNA, fostered by the country’s revolutionary heritage of a commitment to human rights and individual liberties.
BY JOHN SANBRAILO
The evolution of personnel evaluations at State is reflected in the dossier of Frances Elizabeth Willis, the first woman to make a career of the Foreign Service.
BY NICHOLAS J. WILLIS
Protecting the Career Path
BY BARBARA STEPHENSON
More Hemingway, Less Kafka, Please
BY MATTHEW KEENE
A Precarious Journey into Europe
BY DANIEL MORRIS
Stop Calling It Maternity Leave!
BY ANGIE BRYAN