Richard Stengel

Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, US State Department

Richard Stengel is US under secretary of state for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, providing global strategic leadership in these fields and overseeing the Global Engagement Center and bureaus of Educational and Cultural Affairs, International Information Programs, and Public Affairs. Previously, he was managing editor of TIME, and before that, president and CEO of National Constitution Center. Author of several books including Mandelas Way and January Sun: One Day, Three Lives, a South African Town, Stengel worked with Nelson Mandela on his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, and associate produced the documentary Mandela. He received an Emmy for his work as executive producer on TIME’s Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience.

Videos/Audio of Richard Stengel

How can we break the Islamic State’s brand? How far does Putin’s media machine reach? How will China grapple with... See more
Despite some frontline successes and territorial reclamations, the destruction of organizational assets, and the death... See more
This session takes an in-depth look at the results of a major TIME/Aspen Ideas Festival survey, conducted by Penn,... See more
TIME magazine managing editor Richard Stengel interviews 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton on the... See more
The digital revolution has changed most businesses, but few are feeling its effects as acutely as the world of... See more