Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom will deliver remarks at the Department of State’s "Pride at State" event on Friday, June 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Following her remarks, Mindy Michels of Freedom House will moderate a panel discussion on International Human Rights with guest panelists Pepe Julian Onziema of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and Boysan Yakar of Lambda Istanbul.

The event is jointly organized by the Department of State and GLIFAA, the officially recognized employee affinity group representing LGBTI employees of the Department of State, USAID, and the foreign affairs agencies.