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Founded in 1976 and building on more than two centuries of shared ideals between France and the United States, the French-American Foundation—United States works to enrich a transatlantic relationship that is essential in today’s world. With its sister foundation, the French-American Foundation – France, the Foundation brings together leaders, policymakers, and a wide range of professionals to exchange views and share experiences in areas of mutual concern for mutual benefit.
The Foundation addresses several current policy issues including education; immigration; security and defense; business and the economy; energy and the environment; urban development and renewal; health care; and cultural policy. Programs include its signature Young Leaders program, conferences, high-level professional exchanges, and study tours for leaders in government, business, academia, media, and culture, creating a rich network of people and ideas for action.
Board of Directors
The Foundation’s board members, past and present, bring special expertise from a broad range of sectors, among them finance, government, law, military, manufacturing, academia, culture and non-profit. As diverse as their backgrounds may be, each one demonstrates a long-standing commitment to the French-American relationship. See who currently sits on our Board of Directors.
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