Strengthening America's Dialogue with the World
The Public Diplomacy Council of America is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) association of professionals and scholars promoting excellence in the professional practice, academic study, and advocacy for public diplomacy.
- Honors practitioners’ achievements;
- Helps members stay in touch and keep current with issues and new developments in global communications;
- Mentors and trains professionals in this rapidly changing field;
- Promotes understanding of the increasingly important public dimension of statecraft and;
- Generates support for America’s global engagement.
Assistant Secretary of State to speak at April 3 First Monday Forum
Lee Satterfield, the Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs will speak at the April 3 First Monday Forum. It will take place in person at George Washington University...
VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE - Capturing the Legacy of Public Diplomacy: ADST’s Oral History Program
PDCA's first hybrid program combining an in-person discussion with the option of participating in the program via Zoom will take place on March 6 at noon Eastern Time. It will focus...
Broadcasting to the USSR: History and Precedent -- Video of Program now available
A video of the December 5 First Monday Forum on Broadcasting to the USSR is now available.
Elevating Digital Diplomacy Communities to a New Level of Thinking, by Loren Hurst
Practice-oriented frameworks empower public diplomacy talent to improve engagement of local stakeholders
The Power of Partnerships, by Sherry Mueller and Claudia Del Pozo
Partnering with like-minded organizations is one of PDCA's three core principles.
Worth Noting, by Bill Wanlund: African Americans in the Foreign Service
Ebenezer Bassett marked the beginning of a slow march toward inclusion of Black Americans in America's diplomacy.