Far Away and Close to HomeHow US Foreign Policy Impacts All Americans
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
11 AM – 12:30 PM ET
The more interconnected the world becomes, the more issues like climate, jobs, immigration, and race are directly tied to US foreign policy. Join GZERO and Carnegie Corporation for a live conversation to break down common myths and answer the question: Why should I care about foreign policy?Speakers:
- Donna Edwards, Member of Congress (2008-2017)
- Ian Bremmer, President and Founder, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media
- Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO, New America
- Miriam Sapiro, Managing Director, Sard Verbinnen & Co. (SVC) and Former Acting and Deputy U.S. Trade Representative
- Cecilia Muñoz, Senior Advisor, New America
- Judy Woodruff, Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour (moderator)
Attendance is free and open to the public. Please register to attend.
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Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff is the anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour. She has covered politics and other news for more than four decades at NBC, CNN and PBS.
Donna F. Edwards served five terms in the United States House of Representatives, becoming the first African American woman to represent Maryland. She was born in Yanceyville, North Carolina, grew up in a military family, and lived in every region of the country and internationally. She is a contributing columnist for The Washington Post and NBC/MSNBC political contributor.
Ian Bremmer is a political scientist who helps business leaders, policy makers, and the general public make sense of the world around them. He is president and founder of Eurasia Group, the world’s leading political risk research and consulting firm, and GZERO Media, a company dedicated to providing intelligent and engaging coverage of international affairs.
Miriam Sapiro is a Managing Director at the global communications firm Sard Verbinnen & Co. (SVC) and Vice Chairman of its public affairs practice. As Ambassador, she served as Deputy and Acting U.S. Trade Representative during the Obama-Biden Administration. She was a senior member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and on the Board of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (now the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation).
Anne-Marie Slaughter is the CEO of New America and the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009-2011 she served as the director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position.
Cecilia Muñoz is a national leader in public policy and public interest technology with nearly three decades of experience in the non-profit sector and 8 years of service on President Obama’s senior team. She is currently a Senior Advisor at New America, where she built a major initiative on public interest technology, and led locally-focused initiatives.