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Are you interested in the US State Department, global affairs, or politics? If so, this program is for you!

Join us for 'Global Insights: Discovering Diplomacy in Action,' where you will have the unique opportunity to explore the dynamic and complex world of international diplomacy with Assistant Secretary of State Bill Russo, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Global Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

Secretary Russo will discuss the intricacies of foreign policy, the State Department's impactful work, and his own insights into how diplomacy shapes global affairs. Afterward, he will open the floor to questions.

We invite you to join us on a journey of discovery as we explore how diplomacy shapes the world we live in. Don't miss this chance to be part of the conversation and broaden your global perspective!

Refreshments will be provided.


  • Assistant Secretary Bill Russo (Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Global Public Affairs at U.S. Department of State)

    Assistant Secretary Bill Russo

    Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Global Public Affairs at U.S. Department of State

    Bill Russo serves as the Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Global Public Affairs.

    Most recently, Russo served as the Deputy Communications Director for Press on the Biden-Harris campaign. Prior to the campaign, he served as the Spokesperson for President Biden’s personal office.

    Mr. Russo previously served at the Department of State as Advisor to then-Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken from 2015 to 2017. Earlier in his career, Mr. Russo was Advisor to Mr. Blinken in his role as Deputy National Security Advisor at the National Security Council. He began his time in government service in the Office of then-Vice President Joe Biden in August 2011, working in multiple roles including Senior Advisor to then-National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan.

    Mr. Russo holds an M.A. in Environment, Development, and Policy from the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, and an Honors B.A. in Political Science, History, and English from the University of Delaware. He is originally from Exton, PA.

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