An Interview with James and Susan Baker to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA)

  On the morning of Tuesday, November 10, six exceptional volunteers posted at embassies and consulates around the world — including both employees and family members — will once again receive the Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA), administered by AAFSW. The award comes with a $2,500 stipend, travel to Washington for the ceremony, a special pin and a certificate signed by the Secretary of State. To commemorate the award’s 25th anniversary, AAFSW’s SOSA Chair (and a former SOSA winner) Lara Center suggested the creation of a video. In fact, the project will include three videos: a short appeal for nominations; a compilation to show at the… Read More

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