U.S. Embassy Highlights International Education Week & Global Entrepreneurship Week

By Margaret Nardi, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires For the past two decades, the U.S. Department of State, alongside the U.S. Department of Education, has celebrated International Education Week (IEW) every November to promote the benefits of international education and exchange programs in more than 100 countries around the world. This year, from November 16-20, the …

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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Showcases U.S. Manufacturing Technology with WestPoint Home Company and UPS

As part of Discover America Week 2020, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi visited WestPoint Homes’ production plant inAl-Mazara’a Industrial Parkto highlight US manufacturing technology and the success story of the company’s investments in Bahrain.  WestPoint Home re-tooled one of its production lines to produce life-saving face masks and donated many of them to the public …

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US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Visits the American School of Bahrain to Highlight U.S. Technology in the Education Sector

As part of Discover America Week 2020, U.S. Embassy Bahrain Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi visited the American School of Bahrain (ASB) and was welcomed by the school’s Founding Director, Dave McMaster, who took her on a tour of the new school building and its state-of-the-art-facilities. “At the U.S. Embassy we support American style education on …

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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Kicks-Off Discover America Week 2020 in Lulu Hypermarket at Juffair Mall

Lulu Hypermarket’s popular annual Discover America Week festival was inaugurated at Lulu Hypermarket Juffair Mall by Ms. Margaret Nardi US Embassy Charge d’Affaires Along with Lulu Group International Director Mr. Juzer Rupawala. The Hypermarket has organized an American retail window with a wide variety of American products with an attractive 30% discount promotional offer on …

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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Visits American Mission Hospital During Discover America Week

The Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States Ms. Margaret Nardi visited the American Mission Hospital as part of Discover America Week, held from the 21st to the 27th of October 2020. Ms. Nardi was received at the hospital by Corporate CEO Dr. George Cheriyan and Group CEO Ms. Julia Tovey, and was …

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Chargé d’Affaires Visits Bahrain School and Highlights U.S. Technology in the Education Sector

As part of Discover America Week 2020, U.S. Embassy Bahrain Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi visited the Bahrain School. She was welcomed by both its Elementary and Middle/High School principals who took her on a tour of the school buildings and facilities, showcasing the various innovative and creative U.S. technologies used by the school teachers and …

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The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) Highlights “American Technology In Education”

Riffa, Bahrain: The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) hosted a hybrid event on October 21, 2020, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Bahrain, the American Chamber of Commerce, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft, as part of the U.S. Embassy’s 2020 Discover America Week. The event was held on the University’s 75,000 square meter, state-of-the-art …

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U.S. Embassy Launches Discover America Week: October 21-27

By Margaret Nardi, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires to the Kingdom of Bahrain Each year, around this time, American embassies the world over celebrate Discover America Week to highlight the contributions of U.S. goods, services and products to our lives.  This year’s Discover America Week kicks off in Bahrain on October 21. Every year Discover America …

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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Maggie Nardi Regarding Beirut Explosion

“Our hearts go out to the Lebanese people as they deal with the aftermath of last Tuesday’s tragedy.  We salute the Kingdom of Bahrain for its generous assistance.  The United States is joining with the global community in sending humanitarian assistance to help the Lebanese people.” Chargé d’Affaires Maggie Nardi

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American Universities Visit Bahrain

On Monday, February 24, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi opened the International Student Network (ISN) College Fair 2020 at the Wyndham Grand Hotel.  Admissions representatives of more than ten American universities met with students, parents, and school counselors, providing information on academic programs, financial aid opportunities, the admissions process, and American campus life.  The …

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Chargé d’Affaires Meets Returning Students From The Embassy’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program

On September 18, Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi met with recently returned students from the Embassy’s Global Undergraduate Exchange program. Ali Al Banna and Razan Al Humaid were enrolled at a U.S. university in the United States and had an opportunity for substantive interaction with U.S. faculty and student peers, and exposure to U.S. academic and classroom …

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International Student Network Fair Features 12 U.S. Universities in Bahrain

On February 24, 2019, Deputy Chief of Mission Aimee Cutrona opened the International Student Network university fair. The fair featured over 12 U.S. university representatives that provided students with information about their institutions, academic programs, application process, financial aid, and American campus life.  Public Affairs Officer Karin Ehlert and Education Advisor Samar Hasan were also present at the fair …

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U.S. Missoula Children’s Theater Preforms The Classic Play Pinocchio

On August 4, Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT), in collaboration with the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) and the U.S. Embassy in Bahrain, performed the classic play, “Pinocchio,” in front of a packed house at the Nakhool Tent.  Charge’ D’affaires  Ms. Aimee Cutrona attended the opening and thanked the Bahrain Authority for Culture and …

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Education Fair Highlights Quality and Diversity of U.S. Universities

On October 30, 2017, Chargé d’affaires Aimee Cutrona opened the US Educational Group university fair in Bahrain for students interested in studying in the United States. The fair featured representatives from 28 American colleges and over 350 prospective students and parents attended the fair and learned about the university admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and campus …

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West Virginia University and Royal University of Women Celebrate International Women’s Day

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Aimee Cutrona met with students from the Royal University of Women and West Virginia University on Monday, March 6.  The students from West Virginia University were in Bahrain to debate the Royal University of Women students in honor of International Women’s Day. On March 8, International Women’s Day, the West Virginia …

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Chargé Cutrona Speaks to Leadership Class at Arabian Gulf University

On February 26, Chargé d’Affaires Aimee Cutrona visited the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) to speak with the “Leadership for the 21st Century” class conducted by Dr. Robert M. Mauro, Director of the Global Leadership Institute at Boston College.  Last spring, Boston College signed an agreement with AGU to deliver a PhD in Innovation Management and, …

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