FOCUS ON ADVANCING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Achieving meaningful change requires a fundamental shift in the Department of State’s handling of its most important asset: its people.
BY CHARITY L. BOYETTE
Despite a decades-old legal mandate, diversity has simply not been a priority at the State Department.
BY RICHARD A. FIGUEROA
Launched in 2012, the Payne Fellowship has proven itself a valuable program.
BY YOUSHEA BERRY
Launched five years ago, USDA’s Office of Civil Rights is working alongside the FAS to create a more engaging and empowering environment.
BY VALERIE BROWN
With a spotlight on State’s lack of diversity in the senior ranks, the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs has stepped forward with a practical program to create real change.
BY STACY D. WILLIAMS
Reports from the Employee Affinity Groups
FS HERITAGE: MCCARTHYISM REVISITED
The experience of a distinguished career FSO offers a look into the dark side of mid-century America.
BY FELICITY O. YOST
For the sin of accurately foreseeing the success of Mao Tse-tung’s communist insurgency, Foreign Service “China hands” were accused of disloyalty and punished.
BY GERALD LOFTUS
Taking Stock and Looking Ahead
BY ERIC RUBIN
Continuing the Conversation: Toward a Diverse, Inclusive Foreign Service
BY SHAWN DORMAN
Stop Shipping Your Personal Vehicle!
BY WARREN LEISHMAN
Nixon in Moscow, March 1967
BY JONATHAN B. RICKERT
Blind EERs: Would They Make Sense?
BY TOM YAZDGERDI