Diversity Visa Lottery

Are you interested in moving to the United States to live? Have you heard about the diversity visa lottery? Did you know you can enter the lottery free of charge?


Ms. Penny Fields is a first tour consular-coned officer who came to the State Department from five years with Peace Corps. Previously, from 2011 to early 2015, she served as the Peace Corps Country Director in Cambodia and left Phnom Penh to help launch Peace Corps Myanmar. She arrived at post on August 3rd and is part of the consular section in the Immigrant Visas unit.

Penny practiced law in Seattle for nearly a decade and prior to that, worked for Peace Corps in Gabon, Poland and Niger. She also taught for three years at a University in Bangkok, Thailand. Originally from a small town in Florida, Penny has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Flagler College in St. Augustine Florida, where she majored in Philosophy/Religion and English. In addition, she holds and M.S. in Development Management from the American University’s School of International Service and a J.D. from the University of Washington.

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Ms. Diane Millar, English Language Officer (RELO) Diane Millar received her B.A. in English from McGill University and her M.A. in Linguistics, from the University of Surrey, UK.  She started her teaching career in Istanbul in 1987 and she taught students in Oman, Malaysia and Canada for six years.  In addition to teaching, Diane conducted research on adult ESL literacy, and published a book Making Choices on workplace literacy.

In 2000, she became an English Language Fellow for the Department of State in Nicaragua, and she then continued as a Fellow, designing and conducting teacher training projects, in Lebanon and the Republic of Georgia.  She worked as an ELT consultant and English Language Specialist in Qatar, Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea.

In 2009 Diane joined the Department of State as a Regional English Language Officer and she has served in Dakar, Senegal and New Delhi, India.  In 2015 she opened the new Regional English Language Office in Hanoi, Vietnam, where she is now responsible, with her team, for managing the U.S. government’s English language programs in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei.

U.S. Department of State: Sport Diplomacy Program with Neftalie Williams

Thursday, 3 August 3017
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
American Corner Cambodia - PUC
Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia - South Campus
No. 184, Norodom Blvd. (South of Independent Monument)


Neftalie Williams lectures and conducts research at the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism in the United States and is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. He is the inaugural 2017 LA84 Foundation-USC AISMS Fellow.

His work involves the analysis and documentation of the effects of globalization on issues of diversity, identity and youth empowerment, using the lens of skateboarding and emerging sport culture. Neftalie Williams’ also teaches USC Annenberg’sASCJ 420: Skateboarding and Action Sports in Business, Media and Culture.

Neftalie is the Co-Chairman of the College Skateboarding Educational Foundation (CSEF), former Chairman of Cuba Skate and the recipient of the 2016 USC Black Alumnus Award. His work on skateboarding diplomacy has been featured in PBS News Hour, The Atlantic, Voice of America, Vice Sports, the Washington Post, and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.