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  • Ambassador Alice G. Wells

    Advancing Women’s Empowerment

    Advancing Women’s Empowerment: A Shared Vision for the United States and Jordan - Ambassador Alice G. Wells, The University of Jordan, March 16, 2015.

  • The American Embassy in Jordan presents “Urban Method,” finalists from the televised U.S. talent competition the “ Sing-Off” for a musical performance that will take you on a journey through American musical styles blending a cappella, hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock, and more on Wednesday, March 11, at Zara Expo Auditorium, 3rd circle. Doors will open at 7pm and admission is free, but you must reserve your free ticket by clicking here...

    "Urban Method" Live in Amman

    As a part of a diverse program of cultural outreach, the U.S. Embassy hosted the vocal a cappella and hip-hop group Urban Method for a series of concerts and workshops...

  • Ambassador Wells Visits the Jordan Valley

    Ambassador Wells Visits the Jordan Valley

    Ambassador Wells, accompanied by Minister of Water and Irrigation and Secretary General of the Jordan Valley Authority, visited on Saturday several key water and agricultural sites in the Jordan Valley.

  • Ambassador Alice G Wells

    Jordan, the United States, and the Path Forward

    Ambassador Alice G. Wells Addresses the Arab Thought Forum on Shared Challenges: Jordan, the United States, and the Path Forward...

  • On February 11, 2015, President Obama provided an update on his request of Congress for authorization to use military force against ISIL terrorists.

    Authorization of Military Force Against ISIL

    Authorization of Military Force Against ISIL "Our coalition is strong, our cause is just, and our mission will succeed. And long after the terrorists we face today are destroyed and forgotten, America will continue to stand free and tall and strong." —President Obama on a bill he sent Congress today to authorize the use of military force against ISIL


  • “Mr. Science” Brings Science to Life

    The U.S. Embassy in Jordan and the Haya Cultural Center invite school-age kids and their families as science comes to life at Haya Cultural Center (Shmeisani) on Friday, April 10, from 3:00 p.m. –7:00 p.m.

Embassy Headlines

  • U.S. funded program in Zarqa celebrates gender integration

    Zarqa, December 16. The Millennium Challenge Account – Jordan (MCA-Jordan) held an event in Zarqa city to celebrate three years in integrating gender within the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) Compact in Jordan... 

  • Ambassador Wells Visits Salt

    Salt, December 11. Ambassador Wells visited Salt where she met with Balqa governorate public officials. They discussed issues of common interest, including investment opportunities, job creation and women’s empowerment... 

  • Wells in Petra, Observes Preservation Projects

    Petra, November 19. Ambassador Wells: "We invest in these projects because we recognize that sites like this represent the common heritage of all mankind. But these grants are more than an investment in preserving Jordan’s past. They’re an investment in securing Jordan’s future as well." 

  • U.S. Ambassador Visits Zarqa

    Zarqa, October 30, 2014. Ambassador Wells visited Zarqa and met Governorate public officials to discuss issues of common interest as well as identify opportunities and mitigate challenges faced by the people of Zarqa. 

  • Ambassador Wells Visits MCC-Funded Projects

    Zarqa, October 12. Ambassador Wells conducted site visits to witness the transparent and efficient way in which Jordanians have been transforming their access to clean water and sanitation through a five-year grant of $275 million provided by the U.S. government. 

  • Ambassador Wells Visits Aqaba

    Ambassador Wells recently visited Aqaba, where she focused on economic development, entrepreneurship and job creation, and how the U.S. government can help support the development of a key driver of Jordan’s future... 

  • U.S. Ambassador and Jordanian Officials Inaugurate Karak Dam Construction

    Karak, October 16. Jordanian and U.S. officials inaugurated construction on the Karak Dam project, which when completed in 2016, is expected to benefit 5,000 farming families, reduce energy costs, increase agricultural yields and expand Jordan’s agricultural exports. 

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  • 2015 Coca-Cola Scholarship Program
    The Coca-Cola Company & the US Department of State are once again partnering to sponsor 100 university students from 6 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Near Asia to attend a month-long business program at Indiana University's prestigious Kelley School of Business, one of the top ranked business programs in the United States.
  • Teaching Excellence & Achievement (TEA) Program
    The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) provides outstanding secondary school teachers of English, social studies, math and science with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States.
  • 2015 Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP)
    The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Global Sports Mentoring Program, which will take place in the United States from September 14 - October 17, 2015.
  • English Access Microscholarship Program
    We would like to invite Non-Governmental Organizations present in Jordan to submit proposals for English Access Microscholarship Program.
  • The NESA UGRAD Scholarship
    The Near East South Asia Undergraduate (NESA UGRRAD) program is a merit-based scholarship for outstanding undergraduate students to study in the U.S. for one semester in a non-degree program.  Selected students will have the opportunity for in-depth exposure to U.S. society, culture, and academic life by engaging in substantive courses, internship opportunities, and community service at U.S universities.

Humanitarian Assistance to Syria

  • USAID Administrator Shah listening to children in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan (AP Images)

Women in Science, Elham Ziadat

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