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On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, Diplomat in Residence 2014-2015 for the Southern Mid-Atlantic region, and Elizabeth L. Bender, a career foreign service officer, led a lively discussion with students and International Focus members about the Function and Role of a Diplomat-in-Residence and Unique Trajectories and Careers in Foreign Service.

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Diplomat-in-Residence Mr. Richard Jaworski (right) and former Foreign Service Officer Elizabeth Bender (left)

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Aisha Mitchell from Elon University speaks with Ms. Bender (foreground) while Dr. Heidi Hobbs from North Carolina State University talks to chairpersons from International Focus. (left)

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Over 35 guests attended the event to learn about careers with the Department of State

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