Annual Appreciation Reception

June 2, 2018: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Annual Appreciation Reception

June 2, 2018: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join the San Diego Diplomacy Council to celebrate our members, volunteers and partners, who help us nurture friendships and share solutions to global challenges with counterparts from around the world. We are proud to welcome the President of Global Ties U.S, Katherine Brown and Former U.S Department of State Foreign Service Officer, Julie Moyes to discuss the critical importance of public diplomacy and why our local engagement in San Diego matters. We will award our member of the year for their outstanding support, celebrate our home hosts’ contributions and vote for the new SDDC Board of Directors. Heavy appetizers and refreshments will be served.
Katherine Brown, CEO/President of Global Ties U.S

From 2013-2016, Katherine Brown served as Executive Director of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, a body authorized by Congress to oversee and promote U.S. government activities that intend to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. Most recently, she was a Public Policy Manager at Facebook, Inc. where she was also in residence as a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow. Learn more Here.

Julie Moyes, Former U.S Department of State Foreign Service Officer
Julie Moyes retired as a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer after 32 years of service. She served as Consul General in Edinburgh, as the Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in the Hague, and in several other foreign and U.S. posts. Her last job was training diplomats how to effectively use soft power to advance U.S. foreign-policy objectives.

 Member of the Year Award
Recognition of Home Hosts


June 2, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Point, 1010 Santa Clara Place
1010 Santa Clara Place
San Diego, CA 92109 United States