Sports Envoys Sam Perkins and Dikembe Mutombo traveled to South Sudan in October 2011 to lead a series of basketball clinics and teambuilding exercises with young people ages 12-25.
Maxx Moses, a gifted graffiti muralist from New York, traveled to the city of Bulawayo Zimbabwe on an ECA sponsored Arts Envoy.
Partnering with the NBA and WNBA, the U.S. Department of State sent legends Sam Vincent and Andrea Stinson as well as NBA clinician Marty Conlon to Jordan in July.
As a Public Diplomacy Envoy, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. traveled throughout Japan to spread goodwill through baseball.
In coordination with US Soccer, the State Department sent former soccer stars Tony Sanneh and Kate Markgraf to Ethiopia.
The women of the Democratic Republic of Congo exist in a society crippled by HIV/ AIDS and gender inequality.