Zsofia Budai                 Acting PAO                 U.S. Consulate YekaterinburgNot for public distribution
U.S. Consulate Yekaterinburg                 yekaterinburg.usconsulate.govNot for public distribution
On Facebook                 facebook.com/yekaterinburg.usconsulateNot for public distribution
On Twitter                 twitter.com/usconsulyekatNot for public distribution
IntroductionNot for public distribution
Women in Diplomacy                 Women from all over the world have made and are                 making significant cont...
History of Women in the U.S.                         Foreign Service                 1922: Lucile Atcherson               ...
History of Women in the U.S.                         Foreign Service                 1953: Frances Willis becomes         ...
Where do we stand today?                 1985: 80% of the FS male                 2005: 66% of the FS male                ...
Where do we stand today?                 APPOINTMENT OF WOMEN AS COM AND TO OTHER SENIOR POSTS                 President  ...
Female Diplomats from Other                          CountriesNot for public distribution
Influence of Female Diplomats                          on Diplomacy                 Caskie Stinnett (American travel write...
Influence of Female Diplomats                         on DiplomacyNot for public distribution
Influence of Female Diplomats                         on DiplomacyNot for public distribution
QUESTIONS?                 Thank you for your                   participation!Not for public distribution
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"Women in Diplomacy"

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by Zsofia Budai, Acting PAO in the US Consulate General in Yekaterinburg, Russia (2012)

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"Women in Diplomacy"

  1. 1. Zsofia Budai Acting PAO U.S. Consulate YekaterinburgNot for public distribution
  2. 2. U.S. Consulate Yekaterinburg yekaterinburg.usconsulate.govNot for public distribution
  3. 3. On Facebook facebook.com/yekaterinburg.usconsulateNot for public distribution
  4. 4. On Twitter twitter.com/usconsulyekatNot for public distribution
  5. 5. IntroductionNot for public distribution
  6. 6. Women in Diplomacy Women from all over the world have made and are making significant contributions to diplomacy and international relations, but there are still obstacles that discourage them from getting involved and realized their full potential – that’s true even in the United States. In order to have a successful diplomatic corps that is ready to address 21st century challenges, a country needs to cultivate and harness the talents of female diplomats.Not for public distribution
  7. 7. History of Women in the U.S. Foreign Service 1922: Lucile Atcherson becomes first woman in the Foreign Service 1924: Rogers Act passed 1933: Ruth Bryan Owen appointed first female head of U.S. diplomatic mission (Denmark) 1949: Eugenie Moore Anderson appointed first U.S. ambassador (Denmark)Not for public distribution
  8. 8. History of Women in the U.S. Foreign Service 1953: Frances Willis becomes first female career diplomat to become ambassador (Switzerland) 1972: “marriage bar” overturned 1997: Madeleine Albright appointed first female Secretary of StateNot for public distribution
  9. 9. Where do we stand today? 1985: 80% of the FS male 2005: 66% of the FS male 2006: 215/387 new diplomats hired by the State Department femaleNot for public distribution
  10. 10. Where do we stand today? APPOINTMENT OF WOMEN AS COM AND TO OTHER SENIOR POSTS President COM Other Roosevelt (1935-1945) 2 -- Truman (1945-1953) 2 -- Eisenhower (1953-1961) 4 -- Kennedy (1961-1963) 2 -- Johnson (1963-1969) 4 1 Nixon (1969-1974) 4 2 Ford (1974-1977) 7 3 Carter (1977-1981) 18 10 Reagan (1981-1989) 22 11 G.H.W. Bush (1989-1993) 28 9 Clinton (1993-2001) 87 29 G.W. Bush (2001-2004) 50 19 Source: Foreign Service Journal, October 2005Not for public distribution
  11. 11. Female Diplomats from Other CountriesNot for public distribution
  12. 12. Influence of Female Diplomats on Diplomacy Caskie Stinnett (American travel writer and humorist): A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip. Isaac Goldberg (American journalist and author): Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest things in the nicest way.Not for public distribution
  13. 13. Influence of Female Diplomats on DiplomacyNot for public distribution
  14. 14. Influence of Female Diplomats on DiplomacyNot for public distribution
  15. 15. QUESTIONS? Thank you for your participation!Not for public distribution

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