Under Secretary Stengel to Travel to Chicago, Illinois October 13-14

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 12, 2016


Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to Chicago, Illinois October 13-14. On October 13, Under Secretary Stengel will participate in a roundtable discussion with Syrian students at Illinois Institute of Technology. In the evening, the Under Secretary will be interviewed at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics for a conversation on countering violent extremism, including U.S. efforts to counter ISIL's propaganda.

On October 14, the Under Secretary will speak at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

These events are part of the Secretary’s #EngageAmerica initiative to discuss foreign policy priorities across the United States.

For updates on the trip, please follow Under Secretary Stengel on Twitter (@stengel), Instagram (@RichardStengel) and Snapchat (@StateDept).

To learn more about the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, please visit here.