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08 Jul, 2015, 16:00 ET 120 girls to participate in the first-ever WiSci Girls STEAM Camp, hosted by the U.S. Department of State, the Government of Rwanda, Girl Up, and Meridian International Center.

120 girls have been selected to participate in the Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp from July 25 – August 15, 2015, at the Gashora Girls...


24 Oct, 2013, 11:15 ET Diplomats, Leaders of Microsoft, Barclays, and the U.S. Department of State Discuss the Changing Dynamics of Power and Leadership at the Meridian Global Leadership Summit, October 18, 2013

On October 18, 2013, more than 200 top leaders from the world's financial, diplomatic, education, government, information technology, and business...


14 Mar, 2013, 17:15 ET Who Leads the World? Meridian International Center and Gallup Release Data on Global Perceptions of U.S. Leadership

How does the world feel about U.S. leadership? If given the chance, who would permanently move to the U.S.? Who wants to be an American? These are...


12 Dec, 2012, 20:25 ET Visa Inc.'s Executive Chairman and Draper Richards' Managing Director Honored at the Meridian Global Leadership Awards in San Francisco -- December 11, 2012

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012, San Francisco's top government and corporate leaders met at the Meridian Global Leadership Awards to honor two of...


18 Oct, 2012, 15:25 ET Global Leaders Turn Out in Record Numbers For The 44th Annual Meridian Ball on Friday, October 12

 On Friday, October 12, more than 800 of the world's top corporate, government and diplomatic leaders convened at Meridian International Center...


16 Oct, 2012, 19:30 ET Top International CEOs and Diplomats Discuss the State of Global Leadership at Washington, DC Summit -- Friday, October 12

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--  On Friday, October 12, several of the world's top CEOs and diplomats gathered in...


26 Jan, 2012, 11:19 ET Meridian International Center and The Embassy of the People's Republic of China Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at the 2nd Annual Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration

On Thursday, January 19th, Meridian International Center and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China co-hosted the 2nd annual Chinese Lunar...


21 Nov, 2011, 11:49 ET Meridian International Center Names Five Leaders to the Board of Trustees

Meridian's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the approval of five new Members to the Board of Trustees. The Members will serve for a period...


17 Oct, 2011, 12:30 ET World Leaders Gather at Washington D.C.'s Renowned 43rd Annual Meridian Ball

On Oct. 14, Meridian International Center, known for over 50 years as the nation's premier forum for the advancement of the United States' public...


28 Sep, 2011, 17:06 ET Meridian International Center and Multistack Present: Taking the Lead: Promoting Green Technology Around the World

Diplomats and the International Community Discuss the Job and Export Growth Made Possible by Revolutionary Clean Technological Developments...


17 Jun, 2011, 16:00 ET Meridian International Center Honors Ambassador Tom Korologos, Secretary Ann McLaughlin Korologos, and Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton

Prominent diplomats, U.S. Government officials, and high-level corporate leaders turned out to honor Ambassador Tom Korologos, Secretary Ann...


17 Nov, 2010, 10:28 ET Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal, MD, MPA (Ret.), Honored as a 2010 Rock Star of Science™

Meridian International Center announced today that Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A, former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General has been named...


19 Oct, 2010, 10:57 ET The Glory of Ukraine: Golden Treasures and Lost Civilizations at Meridian International Center October 20, 2010 - January 16, 2011

Tracing a 7,000-year history, rare artifacts of gold, ceramic and glass visit the United States for the first time Meridian International Center...


13 Oct, 2010, 17:38 ET The Glory of Ukraine: Sacred Images From the 11th to the 19th Centuries

AT MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER October 20, 2010 – January 16, 2011 Meridian International Center will present The Glory of Ukraine:...


09 Oct, 2010, 15:17 ET Meridian International Center and Gallup Host G20 Insights Conference

Leaders discuss challenges & opportunities for enhancing strategic U.S.-Korea Economic & Trade Cooperation Meridian International Center...


08 Oct, 2010, 11:30 ET Global Health 2010 Symposium

Healthy Aging: Unlocking the Secrets of Longevity With Science and Public Policy Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., MPA, Chair of Meridian...


05 Oct, 2010, 13:10 ET G20 Leadership Insights Breakfast: Challenges & Opportunities for Enhancing Strategic U.S.-Korea Economic & Trade Cooperation

Meridian International Center and Gallup will present a U.S.-Global Leadership Project program in advance of the G20 meetings in Seoul, Korea. A...


29 Jun, 2010, 14:30 ET International Volunteering and Service Leaders Launch VOLiNTEER

Global knowledge network supports volunteer leaders and their efforts to help empower communities worldwide to contribute to local and global...


24 May, 2010, 11:00 ET The Wild Swans: Original Artworks By Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark

At Meridian International Center June 4 – July 3, 2010 First U.S. exhibition of Her Majesty's artworks will be officially opened in...


22 Mar, 2010, 10:56 ET Preservation by Design: Safeguarding the World's Cultural Heritage Opens at Meridian International Center March 20, 2010 - May 16, 2010

International photo exhibition of 77 works chronicles preservation efforts of endangered cultural heritage sites in developing countries....


23 Jun, 2009, 09:59 ET Dr. Susan Blumenthal, Meridian International Center's Global Health Chair, Named Health Leader of the Year

Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A., Chair of Meridian International Center's Global Health Program, received the 2009 Health...


22 Jun, 2009, 09:29 ET Gov. James J. Blanchard Named Chairman of Meridian International Center

Meridian International Center announced today that Governor James J. Blanchard has been named Chairman of its Board of Trustees. Blanchard,...


06 Jan, 2009, 16:04 ET Photographic Exhibition of America's Jazz Ambassadors on Display in Russell Senate Office Building Rotunda

Jam Session: America's Jazz Ambassadors Embrace the World, a groundbreaking photographic exhibition organized and circulated by Meridian...


21 Aug, 2008, 01:00 ET Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, to Lead Meridian International Center's Global Health Program

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meridian International Center today announced that its board member, former U.S. Assistant...


17 Jan, 2007, 00:00 ET Meridian to Send American Western Landscapes to China

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A collection of contemporary art of the American West will tour China during 2007 in an...