Career paths in the American foreign service

  • April 24, 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • West End Neighborhood Library, 2301 L St NW, Meeting Room 1


Registration is closed

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) and the Rotaract Club of Washington, D.C. (Chapter of Rotary International) are hosting Career paths in the American foreign service, an interactive panel discussion.

YPFP members will meet our panel of foreign service officers from the State Department, Department of Commerce, and the Department of Agriculture at an informal discussion. FSO’s will share their experience, work, and the process of joining the foreign service. You will have a chance to hear stories from their careers and ask questions. 


  • Sylbeth A. Kennedy - Foreign Service Officer, Department of State
  • Dawn Taylor - Human Resource Specialist, Department of Commerce
  • Richard Craig, Senior Program Manager, Retired FSO, Department of Commerce
  • Alicia Hernandez, Senior Director, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Department of Agriculture