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Embassy Events 2015

Embassy Events 2015

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The Obama Presidency - Past, Present and Future

Date 24th November 2015. Time: from 1130GMT onwards

To mark the 2500th day since President Obama was inaugurated, Ambassador Matthew Barzun will be answering questions via Twitter.

Use #AskMatthew to post questions in advance, or on November 24th from 11:30am onwards.

His “specialist subject” will be the Obama Presidency Past, Present and Future, but any question is welcome.

3D Printing the New London Embassy

02 November 2015

Watch (a model) our new London Embassy being 3D printed ! 

This 3D model will be on display in the Embassy lobby:

Since 9/11 - Skills Competition

08 September 2015

At the U.S. Embassy in London, winners of the Since 9/11 - Skills Competition, show off their certificates with U.S. Ambassador Barzun.  More photos from the ceremony are on our Flickr page.

For a list of the winners visit the Since 9/11 website.

The ‘Why’ keeps Silicon Valley’s ‘accidental entrepreneur’ anchored

11 August 2015
A group of UK Young Leaders gathers for a group photo in Winfield House, the U.S. Ambassador's residence in London

A group of UK Young Leaders gathers for a group photo in Winfield House, the U.S. Ambassador's residence in London

As Britain gathered to #WalkTogether in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings in London, U.S. Ambassador Matthew Barzun convened a cohort of leading young entrepreneurs in the UK to a morning discussion

In the splendor of the Winfield House Gold Room, Ambassador Barzun quipped that the alliance of youthful disrupters, innovators and founders had gathered to a morning session of therapy. Serendipitously, as special guest speaker Julie Hanna (U.S. Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) and Executive-Chair, Kiva) took to the floor,what unfolded was an unexpected, open and cathartic tête-à-tête on the personal, emotional and occasional loneliness that shadows the meandering journey of the entrepreneur.

Full post on our Special Relationship Magazine.

Young Leaders UK (YLUK)

16 June 2015

U.S. Ambassador Barzun invites you to join his new initiative connecting Britain’s rising leaders (ages 18-30) with the American people, with the United States, and with one another.  Together we will work to spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across the globe.  YLUK participants will be invited to:

• Participate in conference calls with Embassy leaders on current issues
• Presentations by high-level U.S. officials and selected American visitors
• U.S. Embassy events and Winfield House receptions

Read on for details and how to sign up.

Interested in studying at a U.S. university? Come to USA College Day!

16 June 2015
US-UK Fulbright Commission logo

US-UK Fulbright Commission

#USACollegeDay - the largest U.S. university fair in the UK is on 25-26 September in London.

If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, USA College Day is not to be missed!

At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 180 exhibitors representing universities in the US and educational service providers. College Day is the largest American university fair in the UK

Date: Friday, 25 September & Saturday, 26 September 2015

Registration opens in August 2015

Cost:   FREE if you register in advance

Full details and how to register are on the Fulbright Commission website.

V-E Day70 - An interview with former Turing Bombe Operator Ruth Bourne

08 May 2015


For VE-Day70, a former Turing Bombe operator, Ruth Bourne, takes us on a fascinating look behind the scenes at Bletchley Park:

Nominate someone to attend a screening of Selma at the U.S. Embassy

05 January 2015

We are offering two tickets to attend a screening of Selma at the United States Embassy in London.     

The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.

The screening will be on 22ndJanuary 2015.

Check out our events page for a chance to win!

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