Samantha Power

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Samantha Power

Samantha Power (born September 21, 1970 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish-born American academic and diplomat. She was the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. She was a senior adviser to Barack Obama. She ended that job in March 2008. She is listed as the 63rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.[1]

Power was born in Ireland. She moved to Pittsburgh when she was nine. She graduated from Yale University in 1992.[2]

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  1. "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women". Forbes. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  2. "Samantha Power Takes on the Job of a Lifetime as Ambassador to the U.N." Vogue. Retrieved 28 October 2014.