Tue, Jan 11 | Webinar

The mission of the Youth Ambassadors program at the USA Pavilion: A Conversation with Patrick McCabe

Patrick McCabe, a Youth Ambassador for the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, will share information about the mission of the Youth Ambassadors program at the USA Pavilion and how they engage with an international audience to represent the US.
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The mission of the Youth Ambassadors program at the USA Pavilion: A Conversation with  Patrick McCabe

Time & Location

Jan 11, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Webinar

About the Event

Patrick McCabe, a Youth Ambassador for the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, will share information about the mission of the Youth Ambassadors program at the USA Pavilion and how they engage with an international audience to represent the US. He will also talk about opportunities that he has had to meet other leaders and young people at the Expo and what it meant to be able to have a conversation with a person from every country in the world when he visited the 192 pavilions. He will also speak about the importance of World Expos and why it is critical for the US to be more engaged in international public diplomacy events.

Patrick Hidalgo McCabe is Youth Ambassador for the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Through this State Department program, he engages in public diplomacy by welcoming international delegations, sharing knowledge on pavilion exhibits and U.S. history and culture, and building people-to-people connections with many of the 600,000 visitors who have come to the pavilion. Passionate about issues of peacebuilding and diplomacy, Patrick graduated from the University of Notre Dame, where he studied political science, Arabic, and international peace studies. He has interned with human rights and peacebuilding organizations, including the human rights law firm Perseus Strategies, the United States Institute of Peace, and American Near East Refugee Aid in Jerusalem. Patrick speaks Spanish and Arabic, having lived in Latin American and Middle Eastern countries for over a decade. As a Truman scholar, he is committed to a career of public service and cross-cultural engagement.

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