THE UNA CHAPMAN COX FOUNDATION

MISSION

The Una Chapman Cox Foundation is dedicated to a strong professional U.S. Foreign Service. In collaboration with the Department of State and other program partners, it supports excellence in recruitment, professional development and public awareness.

The Foundation serves this mission through programs that enhance the recruitment, professionalism and effectiveness of the U.S. Foreign Service, improve the well-being and retention of its best employees and their families, and increase public knowledge and understanding of the Foreign Service and its role in supporting U.S. interests.

 

EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS

RECRUITMENT
RECRUITMENT
Innovative programs that attract those who will sustain a high quality, representative Foreign Service
PUBLIC AWARENESS
PUBLIC AWARENESS
Projects that educate the US public about the Foreign Service and build support for a globally competitive US diplomacy
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Projects for Foreign Service personnel and their dependents
SABBATICAL FELLOWSHIPS
SABBATICAL FELLOWSHIPS
Fellows help increase public awareness of and support for the Foreign Service

SPOTLIGHT

Sabbatical Leave Fellowships

Meet one of our 2017-2018 Fellows, Christopher Teal. Christopher is spending his sabbatical year working expanding on his research of the first African-American diplomat, Ebenezer Bassettin. In cooperation with Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Chris will be producing a documentary on Bassett’s life, work, and impact on the Foreign Service and diplomacy.

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RESOURCE HUB

Frontline Civilians

We’re proud to launch this new Resource Hub in partnership with the International Peace and Security Institute (IPSI) and the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST). The Hub includes training, education, self-assessments, and activities on building resilience and preventing/recovering from PTSD.

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OUR PARTNERS

  • US Department of State
  • American Acedemy Of Diplomacy
  • Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST)
  • American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
  • Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF)
  • Forgeign Policy Association
  • IPSI
  • RAND
  • Stimson Center
  • To The Contrary
  • United States Global Leadership Coalition
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