State Department Honors Global Emerging Young Leaders
The U.S. Department of State will host the annual Emerging Young Leaders Award ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, in the Burns Auditorium of the Marshall Center at the U.S. Department of State.
The Emerging Young Leaders Award program recognizes ten young people (ages 18-25) from around the world for their courage in resolving conflict, promoting security, and creating economic opportunity in challenging environments.
Pre-set time for cameras is 1:45 p.m. from the 21st Street entrance. Final access time for writers and stills is 2:00 p.m. from the 21st Street entrance. Honorees may be available for brief interviews following the ceremony.
Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).
For more information, please contact the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org.