2017 Summer Workshop 

The 2017 AIDL Diplomatic Leadership Workshop was dedicated to

Dr. Houda Abadi

whose tireless work for peace has been and continues to be an inspiration. 

This workshop is also dedicated to all of the

 Children of the World

whose goodness and optimism give us hope.

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Atlanta Institute for Diplomatic Leadership 2017 Summer Workshop Summary of Speakers

We would like to thank all our great speakers who participated in  the 2017 Summer  Workshop!

 

Peace & Conflict Management

 

MLK, Jr.’s Philosophy of Non-violence

Ranger John Jenkins / MLK, Jr. National Historic Site

 

Intercultural Competency

Dr. Pamila Dembla / Director of the Kennesaw State University ICA Institute

 

Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Dr. Susan Raines / Professor of Conflict Management, Kennesaw State University

 

Diplomacy

 

Diplomatic Protocol

Ms. Abby Turano / Chief Protocol Officer for Georgia & Deputy Commissioner for International Relations

 

US Diplomatic Corps

Mr. Andrew Paul / US Department of State, Washington, DC

 

International Diplomacy

Mr. John Parkerson / Honorary Consulate General and Foreign Economic Counselor of Hungary

 

Leadership

 

Servant Leadership

Dr.  Edward Queen / Director, Ethics and Servant Leadership, Emory University

 

Civil Discourse:  Rules for Engagement

Ms. Natasha Derricks / AP, IB Teacher at Tucker High School

 

Effective Communication

Dr. Jon Valentine / GCPS World Language Coordinator

 

World Issues

 

US National Security Council & South Sudan Humanitarian Crisis

Dr. Charity Butcher / Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, Kennesaw State University

 

Majoring in Political Science

Ms. Coryn Marsik / Center for the Advancement and Study of International Education

 

North Korea

Ms. Stephanie Stapleton / Adjunct Professor, Political Science,  Georgia Highlands College

 

Motivational

 

Orchestrating Freedom

Ms. Rosie Burns-Pavlik / IB DP Candidate at Harrison High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan

 

The Jasmine Durden Foundation

Ms. Jasmine Durden / Founder of the Jasmine Durden Foundation, Shiloh HS Graduate

Day 1 at the Emory University Center for Ethics:   a warm welcome to Emory;  an intro to Ethics;  establishing civil "Rules of Engagement";  MLK, Jr.'s philosophy of non-violence;  inter-cultural communication;  diplomatic protocol

Dr. Wayne Silverman - Emory University
Center for Ethics
Ms. Natasha Derricks - Tucker High School
Ranger John Jenkins - National Parks Service
Dr. Pamila Dembla - Director of the
KSU India China America Institute
Ms. Abby Turano and Dr. Pamila Dembla
Ms. Abby Turano - Deputy Commissioner for International Relations & the Chief Protocol Officer for Georgia

Day 2 at the Emory University Center for Ethics:  Servant Leadership;  Skyping with Washington, DC - US Diplomacy;  communication in the 21st century;  mini-simulation - N. Korea conflict resolution;   Skyping with Detroit - Orchestrating for Freedom

Dr. Edward Queen - Director, Ethics and Servant Leadership,          Emory University
Mr. Andrew Paul  - US Department of State, Washington, DC
Dr. Jon Valentine - GCPS World Language Coordinator
Ms. Stephanie Stapleton -  Georgia Highlands College
Dr. Charity Butcher - KSU Associate Professor
Ms. Rosie Burns-Pavlik- IB DP Candidate, Michigan
Day 3 at the Emory University Center for Ethics:  the Jasmine Durden Foundation; majoring in International Studies;  preparation for the National Security Council simulation - South Sudan;  conflict resolution and mediation

Ms. Coryn Marsik, CASIE

Ms. Jasmine Durden -
Jasmine Durden Foundation,
Snellville, Georgia 
Dr. Charity Butcher - KSU Associate Professor
Dr. Susan Raines - Professor of Conflict Resolution,
Kennesaw State University
Day 4 at the Emory University Center for Ethics: the Jasmine Durden Foundation;  a major in International Studies;  the National Security Council simulation and debriefing;
the Honarary Counsul and Chief Economic Advisor for Hungary;  the presentation of the certificates

Dr. Charity Butcher - Kennesaw State University, Political Science

Mr. John Parkerson, the Honarary Consul and Chief Economic Officer for Hungary posing with the 2nd AIDL Cohort.

The Atlanta Institute for Diplomatic Leadership thanks the Emory University Center for Ethics for their support and hospitality.