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In her major keynote address to the Institute, Samantha Power, Harvard Professor of Practice, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former US Permanent Representative to the UN discusses the current ‘State of the World.’

About the Speaker:

Samantha Power is the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School. From 2013 to 2017 Power served as the 28th US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, as well as a member of President Obama’s cabinet. From 2009 to 2013, Power served on the National Security Council as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights. Her book “A Problem from Hell”: America and the Age of Genocide won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2003. Power earned a BA from Yale University and a JD from Harvard Law School.