Honors Presents Lecture: Ambassador Brooke Anderson: Global Challenges Facing the New Administration
- Friday, November 6, 2020 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Ambassador Brooke D. Anderson is an experienced leader and an accomplished diplomat, negotiator and strategist. She has served as a U.S. ambassador at the United Nations and as a senior advisor to U.S. Presidents, Cabinet Secretaries, Members of Congress, presidential candidates, philanthropists and business leaders. In her various roles, she has navigated high-stakes challenges, carried out sensitive diplomatic missions and achieved results on the most complex global and national issues. Brooke is currently Senior Managing Director, Operations at Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company founded by Melinda Gates that is dedicated to advancing social progress. In 2014, Brooke was Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and the Under Secretary for Political Affairs on the Iran Nuclear Negotiations. Based out of Brussels, Belgium, she was a key member of the U.S. negotiating team. From May-July 2015, she led a U.S. government interagency team charged with developing the implementation plan for the highly technical and complex nuclear agreement. Prior to that, she was a Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff and Counselor for the White House National Security Council (NSC). In 2010, she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to represent the United States at the United Nations. Brooke has served on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board and on the Department of State’s International Security Advisory Board – the boards charged with advising the President and Secretary of State on intelligence and foreign policy issues.
Please RSVP to the event and email any questions you would like to ask Ambassador Anderson to HonorsPresents@montana.edu or add your questions when you RSVP. This lecture will take the format of primarily Ambassador Anderson answering questions, so asking questions in advance is imperative.
- Honors Presents Lecture Series