AAFSW President Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen with Ambassador Tom Pickering at the Founding Ambassadors Concourse Dedication, US Diplomacy Center.

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, the Diplomacy Center Foundation, the mission of which is to support the American Diplomacy, dedicated the Founding Ambassadors Concourse at the United States Department of State Diplomacy Center during a wonderful reception and lunch.

AAFSW President Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen in front of a piece of the Berlin Wall, US. Diplomacy Center — Dept. of State

The welcome remarks were delivered by the Honorable William Harrop, Chairman of Diplomacy Center Foundation, and Mary Kane, Director of the US Diplomacy Center, discussed the importance of the Diplomacy Center.

The Honorable Stuart Bernstein, Chairman of Founding Ambassadors Program, spoke after lunch and invited all guests to tour around the Diplomacy Center and all the important artifacts collected that “tell” the history of American diplomacy.

Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, PhD
AAFSW President