Deputy Secretary Highlights Importance of Increased Engagement with Program Alumni

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Deputy Secretary Highlights Importance of Increased Engagement with Program Alumni
Deputy Secretary Highlights Importance of Increased Engagement with Program Alumni

Ambassador Baucus hosted Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken for an official visit to Shanghai during which he met with business leaders, civil society representatives, and exchange program alumni. At a lunch with seven State Department program alumni, Deputy Secretary Blinken highlighted the importance of people-to-people exchanges and learned about how alumni are working to share the lessons they learned in the U.S. back at home in China. The official trip also included a meeting with local party leadership, a roundtable with civil society representatives, and a meet and greet with young entrepreneurs at a tech startup incubator.