Student Diplomacy Simulation | September 23

Are you a college student or rising high school junior or senior interested in learning how U.S. foreign policy and diplomatic negotiations work? Are you thinking about pursuing an international career after graduation?

Join a Diplomacy Simulation on Wednesday, September 23.

Led by facilitators from the Global Ties Network, this National Museum of American Diplomacy interactive simulation will take students through role-playing scenarios as they take on the role of key stakeholders to a hypothetical crisis and the factors that led to it. The exercise will develop skills in critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving, persuasive communication, and global competence.

The theme of September’s Diplomacy Simulation is: International HIV/AIDS Crisis

Space is limited to 30 participants per simulation timeslot! Registration will automatically close once capacity is reached. Registration closes September 16.


Students are encouraged to sign up for the simulation time slot that best fits their schedule. The schedule is listed below. Materials to read in advance of the simulation will be sent to students via email.

The time slots for the simulations are as follows:

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET— Facilitators: Daniela Milan of Cleveland Council on World Affairs & Samantha Risen of World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana

1:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET— Facilitators: Annette Alvarez & Athena Passera of Global Ties Miami

4:00 PM – 6:30 PM ET— Facilitators: Jessica Frank & Lulu Bonning of San Diego Diplomacy Council

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM ET— Facilitators: Johnelle Causwell & Nina Batson of International House

Who can attend?

These sessions are open to college students and rising high school juniors and seniors across the country and registration is free. Spaces are limited and reserved on a first-come first-serve basis.

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