Walter Roberts Annual Lecture
Since 2011, the Walter Roberts Endowment has hosted an annual lecture with a prominent and distinguished foreign policy figure at GW. Free and open to the public, the lecture provides a platform for students, faculty, and public diplomacy practitioners to hear different perspectives on issues related to public diplomacy and foreign policy.
Past speakers include:
- David Ensor, former Voice of America director
- Robert Ford, U.S.Ambassador to Syria (2010-2014)
- Thomas Pickering, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1989-1992)
- Tara Sonenshine, Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
- Brent Scowcroft, National Security Adviser