Ambassador Samantha Power

  • Event Start: 4th November 2019, 8:00pm
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Former US Ambassador to the UN


Power served as U.S Ambassador to the UN from 2013 to 2017. An internationally revered expert on diplomacy and human rights, she first gained prominence in 2003 with her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, A Problem From Hell:  America & The Age of Genocide, which challenged the United State's failure to intervene in humanitarian crises throughout the 20th Century.  Prior to being appointed US Ambassador to the UN, Power taught at Harvard and served on the National Security Council under Obama, having advised the then-Senator on foreign policy during his 2008 presidential campaign


In September, Power released her memoir The Education of An Idealist.   Copies of the book will be available for purchase at a book signing following the event