January 9 Broadcast of “The Search for Accountability” on Federal News Network Will Feature U.S, Dept. of State Deputy Inspector General Diana Shaw

Series is a Partnership Between Graduate School USA and Federal News Network

Washington, D.C. – January 5, 2023 – Diana Shaw, Deputy Inspector General (IG), U.S. Department of State, Performing the Duties of Inspector General, will be the featured guest on the January 9 broadcast of “The Search for Accountability,” airing at 2:00 p.m. ET on Federal News Network 1500 AM, hosted by Michael Binder, Director of Graduate School USA’s Government Audit Training Institute.


To listen to this broadcast live, visit: https://live.federalnewsnetwork.com/listen/ or tune in to 1500 AM radio at 2:00 p.m. on January 9.


“U.S. Department of State plays an enormous global role promoting domestic strength through international operations, diplomacy and coordination for safety, economic viability, and geo-political stability through commerce, humanitarian assistance, education, information, culture, and health,” said Binder. “We expect a lively discussion with Ms. Shaw about the accountability and monitoring challenges associated with rapidly changing world events, such as in Ukraine and Afghanistan. We will also discuss the great work that federal inspectors general do in pursuing integrity and public trust in government operations.”


Ms. Shaw provides leadership in oversight of the vast portfolio of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for Global Media services and programs. She leads the Office of Inspector General’s independent and objective audits, inspections and investigations of efficiency and effectiveness, plus efforts to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse. 


Prior to her role at the Department of State, Ms. Shaw was Assistant Inspector General and Acting Council to the IG with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Prior to government service, she practiced law for nearly a decade in a LLP, White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations group.


Ms. Shaw has a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University, a Juris Doctorate from University of Southern California and attended Oxford University. She is licensed to practice law in California and the District of Columbia.


The Search for Accountability” features insightful conversations with key government oversight officials including inspectors general and the Comptroller General of the United States. This series, which airs most Mondays at 2:00 p.m. ET., is produced in a partnership between Graduate School USA and Federal News Network. Recordings of past programs are available here: https://www.graduateschool.edu/OIGshow

For information on Graduate School USA’s Auditing and Federal Financial Management courses, visit www.graduateschool.edu.


Graduate School USA is a leading training provider to the federal workforce with an extensive portfolio of government agency customers. It serves the federal, state and local government workforce through customized contract training and open enrollment to government professionals. GSUSA, accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET), is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI), which educates service-minded students by providing career-focused higher education and career learning.



Michael Binder is Director, Government Audit Training Institute, at Graduate School USA. He has dedicated his career to advancing accountability in government, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities for bringing that goal to fruition. Binder is also a 43-year veteran in leadership service to the GAO/IG community, and a professor since 1975.


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