In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, RFG and our partner schools honor Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and their contributions to the United States.
Explore the activities of Robertson Fellows and RFG’s academic and institutional partners highlighting public service engagement, government leadership development, foreign policy, international relations, and national security.
RFG is supporting the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) in its efforts to ensure that the emerging generation of public servants has a global mindset and an ability to address diversity, equity and inclusion in the practice of international affairs.
RFG Fellows and alumni are serving worldwide during the pandemic
On a normal day, U.S. Consular Agent Marian Han Nguyen’s duties in her sleepy one-woman office in Cusco, Peru, range from stamping passports to registering American babies. But when Lima announced it was closing Peru’s borders on March 16 to stop the spread of coronavirus, Nguyen’s job changed overnight to Lara-Croft-style bounty hunter.
In an open letter to the President and Congress, the Robertson Foundation for Government and other good government groups urged leaders to heed the findings of the Inspired to Serve report, released in March 2020.
RFG partnered with the Meridian International Center to sponsor the Welcome to Washington reception on January 15, which honored newly-credentialed ambassadors.
On January 30th, the foundation hosted a New Year Networking event to kick off our tenth anniversary year. Intended as a cross-fellowship and multi-organization career networking event, it provided attendees with an opportunity to expand and enhance their professional networks and foster contacts and camaraderie to catalyze the sharing of resources, events and job information, to facilitate collaboration, and build a network of public service leaders across the dynamic range of public policy and government fellowships in our region.