This hearing will assess the Department of State’s efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce. A recent GAO study found mixed results from previous efforts, and this will be an opportunity for Members to ask what the Department expects the new multi-year diversity workforce strategy to include as the Department continues its efforts to diversify its ranks.


Carol Z. Perez
Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Global Talent
U.S. Department of State

Gregory B. Smith
Director and Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Civil Rights
U.S. Department of State