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Embassy Officer Speaks at FCT TEDx

DEA Special Agent David Tyree was invited to the Faculty of Science and Technology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT-UNL) to speak at its June 20th TEDx event, “Be Positive.” The TEDx Program holds conferences around the world to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation around “ideas worth spreading.” David spoke about the ... Read More»

American Professor Robert Lieber at Tertúlia Diplomática

Robert Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs at Georgetown University, visited Lisbon on June 17th to be the guest speaker of the monthly debate organized by Tertúlia Diplomática at one of the oldest bookstores in the city, Livraria Ferin. Professor Lieber told the audience about his book, “The American Era: Power and Strategy for ... Read More»

APAO Moderates Fulbright Forum 2014

The Fulbright Commission held their annual forum where Fulbright alumni talked about their professional and personal development experiences as well as their exchange experiences in the U.S., all within the context of leadership, entrepreneurship, and personal enrichment. Susan Mann, Global Director of Learning and Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (in Portugal under the Fulbright ... Read More»

A/S Economic and Business Affairs Visits Fábrica de Startups

The Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, Charles Rivkin, and U.S. Ambassador Robert Sherman spent the morning of June 4 at startup incubator Fábrica de Startups speaking to Portuguese entrepreneurs, venture capital investors, and journalists about the value of entrepreneurship and the potential benefits of a new trade agreement between the EU and the ... Read More»