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Women and Leadership Series - Samantha Power - October 2

Date: 10-02-2019

Time: 08:00 PM

Open VISIONS Forum
Samantha Power
"The State of the World: A Global View"
Presented by: BANK OF AMERICA 
Bank of America is pleased to sponsor this new inspirational series, opening minds and celebrating empowering women leaders around the world. #PowerTo

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 8PM
$40 | $5 Fairfield University students
Please note, Fairfield University and Prep Faculty and Staff enjoy free and discounted tickets by showing their StagID at the Box Office.

The youngest-ever U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power has been a leading voice internationally for principled American engagement in the world.

Called by Forbes, “a powerful crusader for U.S foreign policy as well as human rights and democracy,” Ambassador Power has been named one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People” and one of Foreign Policy’s “Top 100 Global Thinkers.”

From 2013 to 2017, Power served as the 28th U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, as well as a member of President Obama’s cabinet. In this role, Power became the public face of U.S. opposition to Russian aggression in Ukraine and Syria, negotiated the toughest sanctions in a generation against North Korea, lobbied to secure the release of political prisoners, helped build new international law to cripple ISIL’s financial networks, and supported President Obama’s pathbreaking actions to end the Ebola crisis.

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