Making History Can Be Risky Business

Traveling to 'Challenging' Countries in Pursuit of Academic Diplomacy

  • Clare Overmann IIE


When the United States starts warming relations with Country X where there was previously little to no relationship, DiploCorps, a U.S.-based non-profit decides to lead a partnership-focused delegation. Despite the many challenges such an endeavor entails, the organization leads U.S. university representatives on a historic delegation that is both rewarding and risky.