Former U.S. Ambassador Lauren Kahea Moriarty Discusses Multilateral Negotiation at AUW
Chittagong, Bangladesh 8, Feb, 2017
February 8, 2017, Chittagong, Bangladesh – Ambassador Lauren Kahea Moriarty, Member of the AUW International Council of Advisors, gave a lecture at AUW entitled “Multilateral Negotiations: The Shape of the Table Really Does Matter.”
Ambassador Moriarty introduced the principles and challenges of multilateral negotiation, drawing from her experiences as U.S. Ambassador to Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of East African Affairs, Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Deputy Head and Chief of the Economics Section at the American Institute in Taipei, and U.S. Foreign Service Officer in Nepal. After the lecture, Ambassador Moriarty fielded students’ questions about the professional and personal challenges women face in the diplomatic corps and how women may overcome these challenges.
Most of the AUW students who attended Ambassador Moriarty’s lecture are keen to pursue careers in international diplomacy and global development after graduation. For these students, the opportunity to learn from Ambassador Moriarty offered a glimpse into what their career paths might hold.
In February 2017, Ambassador Lauren Kahea Moriarty visited AUW to discuss the principles and challenges of multilateral negotiation.