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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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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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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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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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Surely, diplomats should do more...

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, thinks out loud on how diplomats have capabilities to do more than promote their foreign policy. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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Diplomacy with Personality

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, contemplates her greatest vision for diplomacy. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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Are you what we are looking for?

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, is on the prowl for new senior executives to join the organisation. Check out her wishlist in her latest Founder's Blog.

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The International Echo Chamber

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, opens the window on the lack of intelligent diversity in diplomacy. See what she means in her latest Founder's Blog.

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Failed to Impress

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, reflects on world of 2017 and lays out plans for the new diplomatic future.

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Staring Protocol Right in the Face

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, shares a time when the Board made her stomach tremble.

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Women in Diplomacy in Need of Bolder Leadership

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa discusses her recently published book on “Women in Diplomacy” in light of leadership of female global leaders in today's complex world.

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Is Traditional Diplomacy Redundant Against the Work of International Relations?

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa opens questions about the differences between diplomacy and international relations in our modern age. 

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Girl, You're Going Rogue!

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, shares a story on when a civil servant called her actions and motives as "rogue".

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The 26-Year Old Entrepreneur with Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan and Nick Clegg In Her Network

As a frustrated graduate, Talyn decided to take forward her Master’s degree, United Nations training and high-level contacts to create a new social enterprise consultancy, working for the betterment of society. 

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No Cake for the Working Class

I just finished baking my “friendship cake” as passed on to me by a friend last week, and as I stirred the remaining batter into the greasy pan, I was outraged by the series of police sirens that wailed down the street in East London. London is bracing itself for one of the worst riots and it all began after a man was shot by armed police. Soon after, a second riot kicked off that same afternoon as a young woman claimed to have been assaulted by a police officer.

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