Are you interested in learning more about the United States from an American diplomat? You can! The U.S. Embassy’s Meet America program coordinates speaking programs for American diplomats to meet virtually with Polish audiences on Zoom.
Who can participate?
The primary audiences for Meet America are high schools, universities and colleges and other organizations interested in hearing from an American diplomat. The minimum group of participants should be 20 people.
Who are the presenters?
Our speakers are American diplomats who work at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and U.S. Consulate General in Krakow.
What can the presenters talk about?
Our presenters primarily focus on U.S. culture and have a wide variety of interests and experience to share. When possible, we will match speakers’ areas of professional expertise with areas of interest for your proposed program.
Where does Meet America take place?
Meet America programs are organized virtually on various meeting platforms.
What is the language of Meet America programs?
Meet America programs are conducted in English. Please be aware that Meet America is primarily a speaker program, not a language program. To participate in Meet America, audiences must possess sufficient English skills to understand and converse with U.S. diplomats.
What are the meetings like?
The diplomat presents the topic for 20-30 minutes and then encourages discussion and questions. Meetings usually last 1 hour depending on the number of questions.
How can you request a Meet America speaker?
Please send information about your proposed program through the questionnaire to: MeetAmericaPoland@state.gov.
Questionnaire: download here [Word].