Erin Curtis works as the Assistant Internet Broadcast Manager for CO.NX-a digital diplomacy team with the Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP) at the U.S. Department of State. Their mission is to "connect the world through live virtual engagement." Under a network broadcast model, CO.NX produces daily programming from its headquarters at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., supplemented by a growing number of embassy and organizational affiliates worldwide. "Our programs attempt to follow the global wave of trending topics as well as the more evergreen issues that impact us all. On a Monday we're covering media literacy in language with a studio guest from Al-Arabiyya; on a Tuesday we're live from Rio+20."