Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 4, 2013

Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine will travel to New Delhi February 5-7, 2013.

Under Secretary Sonenshine’s visit to India will highlight the breadth and depth of the U.S.-India people to people relationship, particularly our strong educational partnership. In New Delhi Under Secretary Sonenshine will lead the U.S. delegation to the Government of India conference “Mainstreaming Skills in Education” on February 6-7, where she will deliver remarks on our support for India’s development of community colleges and the expansion of skills development education. The U.S. delegation to this international conference will include representatives from twelve community colleges. During her travel Under Secretary Sonenshine will meet with Government of India officials to discuss U.S.-India education collaboration. Under Secretary Sonenshine will also meet with Fulbright-Nehru scholars and will tour Indian historical preservation projects that receive funding from the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation.

For Twitter updates during Under Secretary Sonenshine’s travel please follow @TSonenshine.

PRN: 2013/0113