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Young Leaders: Young Leaders Alumni Reception in Washington, DC
October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The German Ambassador Emily M. Haber,
in partnership with the American Council on Germany and Atlantik-Brücke will host a Young Leader Alumni reception.
Registration is needed in order to attend. Please RSVP (acceptances only) by October 19 to the American Council on Germany at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-212-826-3636. Registrations received after this date cannot be considered.
Ambassador Emily M. Haber has been German Ambassador to the United States since June 2018. Prior to her Washington posting, Ambassador Haber, a career Foreign Service Officer, was deployed to the Federal Ministry of the Interior, serving as State Secretary overseeing security and migration at the height of the refugee crisis in Europe. In this capacity, she worked closely with the U.S. administration on topics ranging from the fight against international terrorism to global cyberattacks and cybersecurity. In 2009, she was appointed Political Director and, in 2011, State Secretary at the Foreign Office, the first woman to hold either post. Earlier in her career, she served at the German Embassy in Ankara; in Berlin, she has served as Deputy Head of the Cabinet and Parliamentary Liaison Division, as Director of the OSCE Division, and as Deputy Director-General for the Western Balkans. She has extensive knowledge of the Soviet Union and Russia, having worked both in the Soviet Union Division at the German Foreign Office and on various occasions at the German Embassy in Moscow. Read her full bio here.