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The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir
Samantha Power, United States Ambassador to the United Nations (2013-2017)

Monday, November 18, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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7:30 PM Program & Book Signing
The Hockaday School

It’s not often that one gets the chance to change the world, but that is precisely the situation Samantha Power found herself in. She went from working as a journalist criticizing U.S. foreign policy, to serving President Obama as the 28th U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations – the youngest person ever to serve in that role. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author will be discussing her new book, "The Education of an Idealist."

Ambassador Samantha Power was recently awarded the 2019 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize for social science and public policy. Currently, she’s -Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. She was heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America's "foremost thinkers on foreign policy." Called by Forbes “a powerful crusader for U.S foreign policy as well as human rights and democracy,” Power has been named one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People” and one of Foreign Policy’s“Top 100 Global Thinkers.

Part of the Women on the World Stage Series.

Series Sponsor

DONNA WILHELM

 

Additional Support Provided by

MICHAEL AND SHELLY DEE

Greenberg Traurig


CHER AND DAVID JACOBS

 


In partnership with



In cooperation with

 



 
Yale Club of Dallas

 

About the Council

The World Affairs Council is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to educating and engaging the local community in national and international affairs through our public programming, international visitor program and diplomatic exchanges.

Location: The Hockaday School
(11600 Welch Rd, Dallas, TX 75229)
Fees: One Ticket + One (1) Book
- Public: $50
- DMA/Council Member: $45
Two Tickets + One (1) Book
- Public: $70
- DMA/Council Member: $65

* Veteran/student tickets available

Sold out ticket options: VIP Ticket + One (1) Book
Contact: Physical ticket copies will not be issued and guests will be able to check in with their name upon arrival at the event.
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