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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New Podcast: Ambassador Wonder Woman

This podcast looks into the role that Wonder Woman plays as a global ambassador and the many positive attributes she shares with girls and women around the world.

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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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New Podcast: Unification through Sports Diplomacy

Can sports really help unify countries in its division and hostile history? This podcast looks into the decision of North Korean joining in with the Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea.

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Grassroot Diplomat Launches New Website to Inspire a New Generation of Diplomats

Grassroot Diplomat, a non-profit diplomatic consultancy announced today the launch of its newly revamped website.

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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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New Podcast: Where are you REALLY from? Exclusive DNA Reveal

Curiosity about one’s race and ethnicity breaks all sorts of diplomatic niceties and sometimes offends.

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New Podcast: Innovations in Diplomacy and International Relations

Not all leaders are the same and it is especially true for the diplomatic community who are largely seen as ‘silent’ parties of society.

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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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New Podcast: Women in Diplomacy

Women have to try a lot harder to be successful for half the reward and that is the reality of patriarchy.

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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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New Podcast: Video Game Diplomacy from Street Fighter to Overwatch

Having a real country feature in a game is a tool of soft power diplomacy that can influence how players see and engage with the country

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9 Arts of International Communication

Spinning narratives is an important skill for diplomats, so why bother writing something that will never be read only because you were told to write it.

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New Podcast: Food Diplomacy is Served

Can food really be a catalyst for connection and change at an international level?

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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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7 Ways to Protect your National Identity from an Abusive or Embarrassing Government

National identity can sometimes be as fragile as glass when a country is disgraced by its leaders and frowned upon by the international community

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New Podcast: National Versus Ethnic Loyalty in Diplomacy

Is nationality skin deep or just a matter of what you look like on the surface?

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