Cynthia Schneider discusses US policies under Trump admin on ABC News Breakfast, 28 February 2017

Interview by Janine Perrett on Sky News Australia, February 28, 2017.





Take a journey to Timbuktu in this short film narrated by Morgan Freeman and learn how a proud and determined city is using its culture to counter the spread of violent extremism.

TEDxMidAtlantic "Extremists get why culture matters. Why don't we?" 

"Picturing Soft Power: Visual Arts in Peacebuilding" at United States Institute of Peace July 16, 2015

Ambassador Cynthia Schneider on “Cultural Diplomacy and Countering Extremism.” Video Password: CULTURE.

“Talking to Heart, Afghanistan through the Portal”  April 19, 2015


"The Arts and Foreign Affairs" at Foreign Policy Association October 27, 2014

"Voices Unheard: The Syrian Trojan Women Summit" at Georgetown University September 19, 2014

Cynthia Schneider, Glenn Gordon Caron & Ramy Yaacoub Discuss FX’s New Show ‘Tyrant’ July 14, 2014



Beyond Borders Int'l Festival Sunday Session 2: "Can we Ever Trust the State?"  August, 2013

"Arts, Culture, Media and the Arab Spirit,"
BOLDtalks, March 2013

“Culture and Conflict,” CulturalKnowledge, June 2013


Season of Cambodia: the Role of Arts and Culture in Cambodia’s Resilience and Renewal After the Genocide” 
Februrary, 2013



"The Power of Soft Power”
Georgetown University, TEDx
September 30, 2012


“Cultural Diplomacy and Conflict, Revolution, and Transformation in the Middle East and Southeast Asia”, Australian Consulate, New York
March 5, 2012

“Cultural Diplomacy for the 21st Century,” Singapore, Lew Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
July, 2012


2011 - 2009

“The Surprising Impact of Idol TV”,
TED Global Conference, Oxford, England
July, 2009