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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Mrs. Goli Ameri, to Speak on Public Diplomacy at UCLA

Goli Ameri, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs & highest ranking Iranian-American public official in the U.S. Government, will speak about the challenges of public diplomacy at a forum at UCLA on Monday, January 5, 2009 at 12pm. The event is free and open to the public.

"The Challenges of U.S. Public Diplomacy in the 21st Century"
And New Opportunities in the Digital Age

A joint collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, USAC Presidents Office, Iranian Student Group & the UCLA Burkle Center.

Monday, January 05, 2009
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Assistant Secretary Goli Ameri leads the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), which fosters mutual understanding between people across the world and has launched a new online video contest to promote its new social networking site ( Prior to joining the State Department, Assistant Secretary Ameri served as a Presidentially nominated Representative to the 60th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Before her UN mission in New York, she served as a Public Delegate to the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. Ms. Ameri was born in Tehran, Iran, and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and French Literature and her Master's degree in Communications at Stanford University.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Special Instructions

Refreshments and a light lunch will be served. Parking is available in structures 6 & 8 for $9.

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