Posts tagged Talyn Rahman-Figueroa
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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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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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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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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New Podcast: What is Panda Diplomacy?

A look into how pandas are the hardest working diplomats in the world. This podcast discusses the practice of panda diplomacy and its current impact on diplomatic relations by the home and host nation.

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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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New Podcast: Passport Privilege and the Right to National Identity

Are passports a privilege provided to citizens by governments or a human right that offers basic civil liberties? This podcast discusses the concept of passport privilege and the rights defined by our passports and ties of national identity.

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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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New Podcast: Blurred line of public diplomacy and propaganda

This podcast will discuss the differences between the two and how to effectively use public diplomacy initiatives to break negative stereotypes and bring about positive change to public perception.

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New Podcast: Shithole Countries?

Did he really call ALL of those countries “shithole”? This podcast discusses issues giving rise to hate speech and how people are responding against divisive attitudes.

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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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