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Cover
1

Contents
5

Focus on Women in the Foreign Service
24

Foreign Service Women Today: The Palmer Case and Beyond
24

Federal Women’s Program for the Future
29

Ten Leadership Tips for Aspiring Women
34

A Pioneer in Saudi Arabia
38

On Assignment with Maxine Desilet, 1949–1955
41

Challenging Tradition
46

Features
50

Two Decades of Volunteer Support: Kirby Simon’s Legacy
50

Extending the American Revolution Overseas: Foreign Aid, 1789–1850
54

FS Heritage
60

FS Personnel Evaluation, 1925–1955: A Unique View
60

AFSA News
64

Amb. Ruth Davis to Receive AFSA’s Premier Award
64

VP Voice State: Stop Calling It Maternity Leave!
65

VP Voice USAID: A Legislative North Star
66

VP Voice FAS: Off Balance?
67

AFSA Welcomes Spring Semester Interns
67

Governing Board Meetings
68

AFSA on the Hill: The FY 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act
69

Announcing the 2015-2016 Financial Aid Scholars
70

Retiree Corner
76

Second Annual Book Market a Success!
78

A Conversation with Pearson Fellows
78

Changes on the AFSA Governing Board
79

Connecting with America’s Teachers
79

Power in Numbers
80

New Professional Issues Director at AFSA
81

New Retiree Counselor
81

Columns
6

President’s Views: Protecting the Career Path
6

Letter from the Editor: No More Old Boys’ Club
9

Speaking Out: More Hemingway, Less Kafka, Please
21

Reflections: A Precarious Journey into Europe
97

Departments
10

Letters
10

Talking Points
17

In Memory
82

Reviews
87

Local Lens
98

Marketplace
90

Classifieds
90

Real Estate
93

Index to Advertisers
96