World Watch: Zooming in on Colombia with Ambassador Phillip Goldberg.

World Watch: Zooming in on Colombia with Ambassador Phillip Goldberg.

On September 3rd at 9:00 AM CDA Zoomed with U.S. Ambassador Phillip Goldberg, live from the Embassy in Bogotá Colombia, the fourth in our on-going series of World Watch meetings with U.S. Ambassadors abroad.  The Ambassador spoke about current conditions in Colombia in terms of the pandemic and the complex repatriation of 15,000 U.S. citizens Read more about World Watch: Zooming in on Colombia with Ambassador Phillip Goldberg.[…]

Mexican Consulate in Tucson

Mexican Consulate in Tucson

Pat Watson met with Consul General Durazo, Deputy Consul General Montiel of the Mexican Consulate in Tucson. Consul General Durazo and Deputy Consul General Montiel both assured Pat that Citizen Diplomacy Alliance is welcome to continue to use the Mexican Consulate for gatherings once the COVID 19 pandemic has passed. Both of these gentlemen are Read more about Mexican Consulate in Tucson[…]

“World Watch:  Spotlight on Mexico”  with  Christopher Landau – United States Ambassador to Mexico

“World Watch: Spotlight on Mexico” with Christopher Landau – United States Ambassador to Mexico

Save the Date! Please join us for a virtual conversation about  current economic, political and cultural issues  Hosted by Citizen Diplomacy Alliance When:  Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Time:  9:00 a.m. Please register with Pat Watson to be admitted to the Zoom Session Pat Watson Executive Director Citizen Diplomacy Alliance www.cdalliance.us patwatson@patwatson.com 520-668-6073

Life After the Foreign Service: The View from Tucson

A fter retiring in 2003, I moved to Tucson to earn an MA in Higher Education and complete coursework to-ward a Ph.D. that opened many doors in academia.  Since 2004, I have had the privilege of working at Pima Community College in a num-ber of capacities, including ad-vising and teaching for-credit Student Success classes.  I also Read more about Life After the Foreign Service: The View from Tucson[…]

Maria Vianey Valdez-Cardenas (our treasurer) honored with the Community and Student Leadership Awards.

Maria Vianey Valdez-Cardenas (our treasurer) honored with the Community and Student Leadership Awards.

On March 7, 2020 Maria Vianey Valdez-Cardenas (our treasurer) was honored among a list of others by Pima County with the Community and Student Leadership Awards.  Ramon Valadez, District 2, presented the awards to the recipients.  Congratulations to Maria for all her work for the community and the world! Pat Watson and Maria Vianey Valdez-Cardenas, Read more about Maria Vianey Valdez-Cardenas (our treasurer) honored with the Community and Student Leadership Awards.[…]

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists – Research and Investigation

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists – Research and Investigation

February 27 – March 3, 2020 Another of our programs is done and the group has departed but what a great group!  The visitors were from The Bahamas, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hong Kong, S.A.R., Kuwait, Malawi, Malaysia. Mozambique, Nepal, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Turkey.   The visitor from Poland truly enjoyed the opportunity, at the mixer, Read more about Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists – Research and Investigation[…]