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The Latest from the Council

  • News Brief

    Listen to the Latest CAA Live! Podcast

    Ambassador James C. Rosapepe recently interviewed former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook in the latest edition of the CAALive! podcast series.
  • News Brief

    CAA Fellowship Application Process Now Open!

    Are you a rising senior undergraduate who has been accepted as a Washington, DC-based State Department primary summer 2018 intern and who is committed to a career in international affairs/diplomacy? If so, you should have received an email inviting you to apply for the Council's Summer 2018 Fellowship program.
  • News Brief

    Madeleine K. Albright to Receive Award

    Congratulations to CAA member and former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright who will receive the 2018 J. Raymond "Jit" Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy on February 12, 2018.
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    2017 International Affairs Fellowship Graduation

    The Council of American Ambassadors held on July 27 a graduation ceremony and luncheon honoring the Class of 2017 Fellows
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    2016 International Affairs Graduation Luncheon

    The Council of American Ambassadors held on July 28 a graduation ceremony and luncheon honoring the Class of 2016 Fellows
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    2016 International Affairs Fellows Welcome Dinner & Orientation

    On June 8, the Council hosted an orientation and dinner to welcome the 2016 CAA International Affairs Fellows.
  • Update

    Council Develops New Website

Recent Member News

  • Gaddi H. Vasquez

    United Nations (UN) (2006 - 2009)
    Ambassador Gaddi H. Vasquez was elected Board Chairman of Project Concern International (PCI). Ambassador Vasquez will spearhead the strategic direction of PCI's efforts to expand its work to prevent disease and promote sustainable development in 16 countries around the globe.
  • Gilbert A. Robinson

    Special Advisor to the Secretary of State (1983 - 1985) United States Information Agency (1981 - 1983)
    In July, Ambassador Gilbert A. Robinson was appointed as the President and CEO of International Publishers in McLean, Virginia.
  • Fay Hartog-Levin

    Netherlands (2009 - 2011)
    On Friday, May 17, Arts Alliance Illinois presented its Citizen Advocate Award to Ambassador Fay Hartog Levin. The award recognizes individuals whose vision and civic leadership provide a heightened visibility to the value of the arts. A benefit luncheon, titled "Voices of a Creative State," was held in coordination with the award presentation. Ambassador Fay Hartog Levin served as the United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 2009-2011 and currently serves as The Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Senior Adviser on European Affairs. She has been an active member of Chicago's civic community as a member of the Illinois Arts Alliance Board from 1997–2009 and as its Chairman from 2006–2008.
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Recent Fellow News

  • Lara Porter

    Class of 2013
    Lara Porter is an equities sales trader in Electronic Trading at UBS with a focus on clients with quantitative strategies. She is also on the Microfinance Council - Fundraising Committee for Accion East. She graduated from the Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Hunter in 2015 with an MA in Economics.
  • Josh Rubin

    Class of 2013
    Congratulations to Josh Rubin who will begin Yale Law School in the Fall 2017.
  • Anna Boadwee

    Class of 2014
    Anna Boadwee is currently serving in the Peace Corps in Malawi. She is an NGO Advising Volunteer in the health sector.
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