Virtual U.S. State Department Visit – Thursday, May 13, 2021: “US-EU Relations”



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Topic: Virtual U.S. State Department Visit – “US-EU Relations”

Presenter: FPA Webinar Event with Q&A

Speaker: Kathy Giles-Diaz

Director, Office of International Media Engagement U.S. Department of State

Kathy is a Foreign Service Officer, currently serving as the Director of the Office of International Media Engagement where she leads a team – in Washington and spread across the globe at six strategically located Media Hubs – of foreign language spokespersons and media experts responsible for amplifying U.S. messaging among

international audiences around the world. The team include the U.S. State Department’s Arabic, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu/Hindi spokespersons and their respective media specialists.

Prior to her current assignment, Kathy served as the Director of the U.S.-European Media Hub in Brussels and the Public Affairs Officer in the U.S. Embassy in Riga, Latvia. Other assignments include Tokyo, Japan, San Salvador, El Salvador and Washington, DC as the Public Affairs Advisor for the Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights.

Prior to joining the State Department, Kathy worked as a television news producer for Tokyo Broadcasting Systems (TBS) and served as a trainer for a student foreign exchange program. She holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and Masters’ Degrees in Public Administration and Environmental Science from Indiana University.


Zoom Event Information:
Speaker followed by question and answer session