How to Become a Diplomat on YouTube

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, reveals the launch of an exciting new project.

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New Podcast: Everyday Sexism

Sexism is deeply entrenched in society. We may not be aware that we are creating gender differentiation through our actions and behaviour but when everyone believes and acts a certain way, we grow to expect these attitudes and behaviour as the norm, whether it is right or wrong.

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New Podcast: Is a Diplomatic Career for You?

There is almost a sense of mysticism when thinking of some of the amazing activities diplomats get up to. There are a lot of common stereotypes and misconceptions on the roles that diplomats play and all the amazing things they get up to around the around. Many times, simply the very idea of travel and living on the government’s dime is enough for people wanting to pursue a diplomatic career. But is that enough?

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Getting out of your comfort zone

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, writes en-route to Thailand and reflects on her homelessness training. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Podcast: Adapting to Culture and Personality

The Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic Relations ensures that diplomatic practices are practiced in the same way, everywhere. All diplomats are therefore expected to conduct themselves in the same way but must be able to stay flexible around how they work around cultures.

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Breaking Personal Records

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, describes how she squeezes time to help diplomats around the world. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Podcast: Being “Good” at Diplomacy

A conversation with a former government minister and his experience working with good and bad diplomats.

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A Decade of Diplomacy

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, celebrates her new found age. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Podcast: Misconceptions of Diplomatic Immunity

Why do diplomats think they are above the law? In this podcast, Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) talks about how diplomatic immunity has been used and looks into cases how such privilege has been abused for personal gain.

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Personal Development for Diplomats

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, speaks of her new adventure in the United States. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Podcast: Preparing Diplomats for Brexit

How can diplomats make the most out of Brexit? In this podcast, Brexit authors Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) and Jeannette Viens (Director of Public Relations), discuss ways that diplomats can use Brexit to enhance their national identity and public communications in a divisive and dangerous environment.

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New Podcast: Footsteps of a Government Minister

Have you ever wondered what happens when you become a government minister? In this podcast, Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) has an open conversation with Dr Paul Clark, Acting Chair of Grassroot who served as a British politician and government minister for 18 years.

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Preparing Diplomats for Brexit

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, makes more announcements to help diplomats do their best work on the ground. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Year, New Diplomacy

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, puts her best foot forward for the new year. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Podcast: Personal Branding in Diplomacy

Why would a personal brand be useful in international relations? In this short podcast, Talyn Rahman-Figueroa (CEO) goes through simple steps to get you started on your personal development in this complex field.

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Being Diplomatic and Calm for 2019

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, reflects on the activities that had taken place in 2018 and looks forward to the new year. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Podcast: Am I Born to REALLY Change the World?

Think of how much of an influence you can have on one person simply by being you and the effect a person in a position of power like an Ambassador can have if they were to take on this point of view. You can change the world if you care enough.

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Diplomatic Planner is Alive and Kicking!

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, celebrates the launch the much awaited “Diplomatic Planner”. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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New Podcast: Ooh la la, Diplomatic Planner

This podcast looks into depth about the uses and practices of the Diplomatic Planner and its accompanying project designed by Grassroot Diplomat.

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New Podcast: Effectiveness of Celebrity Diplomacy

This episode looks at whether celebrities are qualified political characters, whether their campaigns are doing more harm than good, and whether celebrities are getting involved in diplomatic activities because of their ethical principles to contribute in solving a particular issue or solely in an attempt to self-promote.

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