News & Events

PD Intern Monica Palid Presents on Education in the U.S. at IES Mariana Pineda

Public Diplomacy Intern Monica Palid visited IES Mariana Pineda to discuss opportunities to study in the U.S. and the differences between the Spanish school system and the American school system with classes of 14-year-olds and 18-year-olds at this local public high school in Vallecas. The students had many questions about the U.S. university application process, ...
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Master Class by Soprano Renée Fleming at Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid

U.S. soprano Renée Fleming, on visit in Madrid, offered a master class for Escuela Superior de Canto (Higher Singing School) students in the morning of Wednesday, April 13. Her approachability and generosity captivated the audience packing the theater. Renée Fleming worked with four young sopranos, who listened to her explanations carefully and followed her suggestions ...
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The Embassy Celebrates International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month with Screening of Girl Rising

Girl Rising is an acclaimed groundbreaking film that has already been seen by millions. It’s also a movement for girls’ education. The documentary tells the inspiring stories of girls from different parts of the world who overcome extraordinary challenges to get an education. These real-life stories convey the message of how investing in a girl’s ...
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Business Model Canvas Workshop for the Entrepreneurship Network of US Embassy Madrid & JuntoSalimos

During this practical workshop we will meet with entrepreneurs to develop different business models using the methodology of the Business Model Canvas. The completion of this workshop is part of the launch of the online venture forum of the US Embassy and JuntoSalimos, which aims to help Spanish entrepreneurs in three ways: increase visibility and ...
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The United States Announces Additional Pledges in Support of Syrian Refugees

Today, at a high-level meeting convened by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on “Global Responsibility Sharing through Pathways for Admission of Syrian Refugees” held in Geneva, Switzerland, Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom announced additional steps the United States is taking to help Syrian refugees. First, the United States ...
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