Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives at a news conference at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Feb. 26. A new report urges the State Department to implement key changes to improve its local approach and diversity.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives to speak at a news conference at the State Department in Washington, DC, February 26, 2021. – Blinken held his first foreign “trip” Friday through virtual talks with Mexico and Canada, seeking common ground on migration and other issues that have tested the neighbors’ relations. (Photo by Manuel Balce Ceneta / POOL / AFP) (Photo by MANUEL BALCE CENETA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)