FPA/SUNY Global Engagement Speaker Series

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Foreign Policy Association
SUNY Global Center

Event Details

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
SUNY Global Center
116 East 55th Street
New York , NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

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Event Speakers

    • Ms. Elizabeth Allen - Speaker
      Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Global Public Affairs

      Elizabeth M. Allen was sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Global Public Affairs on September 13, 2021.

      Liz was previously a Partner at global strategic communications and public affairs firm Finsbury Glover Hering (FGH), specializing in message strategy, project and crisis management, and executive leadership communications.

      Prior to FGH, Liz served at the White House as Deputy Communications Director and Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama, culminating eight years of service in the Obama Administration, where she held a number of roles, including White House Director of Message Planning and Deputy Director of Communications to then-Vice President Joe Biden. In 2020, Liz took a leave of absence from FGH to serve as Vice President Kamala Harris’s communications director on the Biden-Harris Presidential campaign.

      Liz is a Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Geneseo and a proud native of Buffalo, New York.

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