Forging Your Future in Public Service: A discussion with Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield

This event happened on Friday, November 20, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am at Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), 106.

Please join us with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a member of the Career Foreign Service, for a discussion on the future of Public Service. 

Linda Thomas-Greenfield was sworn in on August 6, 2013 as the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs. In this capacity, she leads the bureau in the Department of State focused on the development and management of U.S. policy toward sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this appointment, she served as Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources (2012-2013), leading a team of approximately 400 employees who handled the full range of personnel functions for the State Department’s 70,000-strong workforce -- from recruitment and hiring, to evaluations, promotions and retirement.

Apart from being a high-level diplomat and career-ambassador, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield is also one of the highest level African-American professionals in American diplomacy. This opportunity not only reflects well on Annenberg and Public Diplomacy, but it also fulfills USC's dedication to diversity on campus.

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