Jonathan Henick, U.S. Embassy Turkey Public Affairs Officer, made a presentation at Ankara University’s Faculty of Communications on December 19th on the topic of “U.S. Public Diplomacy” and how public diplomacy works for foreign offices. In his presentation, Henick touched on how U.S. Embassy has been using public diplomacy means, how successful firms use the same method to create widely known and preferred brands and also how Turkey has lately employing the same public diplomacy initiatives to increase the country’s prestige.
After the presentation, Henick answered the audience’s questions regarding U.S. foreign policy, the latest development in the States and whether or not Hollywood takes active part creating America’s image. Henick, made the presentation and conducted the Q&A session entirely in Turkish.
This presentation is part of U.S. Embassy’s Speaker Program Series organized by Cultural Affairs Section of the Embassy that will continue with varying topics depending on American diplomats’ specialty and interests.