Jeffrey Ladenson

Jeffrey (blue suit) explains the importance of several artifacts to honor the victims of the August 8, 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania.

Lois Roth Award Honorable Mention, 2019 

Jeffrey’s work as Cultural Affairs Officer transformed U.S. public diplomacy efforts in Tanzania and created a lasting positive impact. By cultivating a strong network of contacts, Jeff partnered with local organizations to host meaningful programming, such as the first-ever Tanzanian girls entrepreneurship summit for young female innovators. Jeffrey’s work demonstrates a deep compassion for and knowledge of Tanzanian culture and history through which he has created programming that is relevant to the unique interests of the Tanzanian people and advances U.S. cultural diplomacy in Tanzania.