Lunchtime Series: U.S. Ambassador (ret.) Pamela White
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About The Event
Join us for our second lunchtime series program of the 2018-19 season! Registration encouraged, but not required. The former U.S. Ambassador to Haiti and The Gambia and native of Auburn, Maine will share her lessons learned in over forty years of foreign service.
As always, this series is free and open to the public. Suggested donation for $10 for nonmembers. Please feel free to bring your lunch to eat during the presentation.
Ambassador Pamela A. White served as Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti from August 2012 to September 2015. Previously, she served in Haiti from 1985-1990. She served as Ambassador to The Gambia from 2010-2012. Prior to this role she was Mission Director for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Liberia where she managed USAID’s second largest development budget in Africa, averaging over $200 million a year.
Ambassador White holds the rank of Career Minister. She has over 35 years of experience from serving mostly in Africa where she began her public service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon (1971-1973). Ambassador White joined the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 1981 after several years of work in education and research.
Ambassador White, a native of Auburn, Maine, studied at the University of Maine and the School for International Training where she earned a Master’s Degree in International Development. In 1999, she graduated from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. In May 2012, she received the Medal of Honor from The Gambia, one of the only foreigners to ever receive this award.