Panel Discussion: Resilience in the Foreign Service

Start Date/Time: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 12:00
End Date/Time: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 13:30
With increased recognition of the extraordinary stress of a Foreign Service career, resilience has become an important topic of discussion in the Foreign Service. AFSA is pleased to offer this important and interesting panel discussion to keep the conversation going and provide resources and ideas to those who may have questions about resilience. Click here to register.
Panelists are:
  • Beth Payne, Director of FSI's Center for Excellence in Foreign Affairs Resilience
  • Ambassador (ret.) Prudence Bushnell
  • Dr. Felicia Wilson Young of the USAID Staff Care Center
Ambassador Bushnell's book, "Terrorism, Betrayal and Resilience: My Story of the 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings," will be available for purchase at the event. The discussion will be recorded and made available for online viewing on AFSA's website.
This event is offered in conjunction with the March issue of The Foreign Service Journal, which focuses on health and wellness in the Foreign Service.