Melanne Verveer

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Melanne Verveer
Melanne Verveer at the India Economic Summit 2009.jpg
United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
In office
April 6, 2009 – May 8, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byCatherine Russell
Personal details
Born (1944-06-24) June 24, 1944 (age 77)
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materGeorgetown University

Melanne Verveer is the Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She served as the U.S. Representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. She also served as the first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues.[1] She co-wrote the book Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose. She has received many awards, including the U.S. Secretary of State’s Award for Distinguished Service.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Melanne Verveer - The Huffington Post".
  2. "Meet the Team".