Assistant Secretary Ryan Travels to Jeddah and London

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 26, 2016


Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will travel to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and London, United Kingdom, October 26–31, to promote and strengthen the Department of State’s cross-cultural and educational diplomacy efforts.

In Jeddah, October 26–28, Assistant Secretary Ryan will meet with exchange program participants, including those who visited the United States on recent International Visitor Leadership Program projects focused on entrepreneurship and connecting communities through social media. She will also meet with students and faculty at a local college.

Assistant Secretary Ryan will then travel to London, October 28–31, where she will meet with officials, engage with youth and exchange program alumni, discuss initiatives led by Fulbrighters, and promote the State Department’s cultural diplomacy efforts.

Follow Assistant Secretary Ryan’s travels via @ECA_AS and @ECAatState on Twitter and on Facebook.

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