It’s important that the American public gain a better understanding of the real-life roles, achievements and contributions of diplomatic family members whose continued support, sacrifices and citizen diplomacy are central to U.S. diplomacy.
To learn more about real diplomatic spouses and their amazing lives and contributions, check out the resources below from AAFSW, American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) and Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST):
- AAFSW’s Realities of Foreign Service books
- AAFSW’s SOSA Award
- AAFSW and Cox Foundation oral history project
- AFSA’s Foreign Service Journal
- AFSA’s Avis Bohlen Award
- ADST’s oral histories
- ADST’s Partners in Diplomacy podcast
- ADST’s books
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