May 15, 2018
Ambassador Bloch was recognized for her service as the first Asian American to hold the rank of ambassador at the 9th Annual Asian American Foreign Affairs Association (AAFAA) Leadership Dinner. USCET is proud to have AAFAA as a supporter for our upcoming event on "Women and the Asian Century: Promoting Diversity in Diplomacy," to be held June 14th.
AAFAA serves to improve recruitment, outreach, and professional development of people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent at the U.S. Department of State. The dinner featured remarks by Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun, Former Special Representative for North Korea Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.