The Foreign Service Journal, April 2022

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | APRIL 2022 5 FS Heritage 46 Jeannette Lafrance: A Pioneering Foreign Service Woman The upheaval of World War II opened opportunities for adventurous women, including in the U.S. Foreign Service. By L a r i s s a Mo s e l ey April 2022 Volume 99, No. 3 Cover Story Focus On New Core Precepts 33 The New Core Precepts and What They Mean After the first significant overhaul since 2015, the State Department core precepts are lean and tuned to the diplomatic requirements of the 21st century. By L i s a V i c ke r s 24 Small but Mighty: APHIS Turns 50 APHIS’ compact cadre of FSOs are on the front lines keeping American agricultural trade healthy, flowing and growing around the globe. By Ka re n S l i t e r a n d Ru s s e l l Du n c a n 36 The Case for a Foreign Service Core Precept on DEIA Making engagement a requirement will help move support for diversity and equity beyond words. By K i m McC l u re Feature 40 The Little Book That Could: Inside a U.S. Embassy , Telling the Foreign Service Story for More Than a Quarter Century This diplomacy primer introduces the people of the U.S. Foreign Service to a worldwide audience. By Do n n a Sc a r ama s t r a Go rma n FS Know-How 51 How To Be a Zooming Success With virtual meetings and hybrid arrangements likely to remain standard practice, this primer is bound to come in handy. By Ro b i n Qu i n v i l l e