The Honorable Samantha Power
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

September 19, 2019 12:00 PM    Lunch

Add to Calendar 09/19/2019 12:00 PM 09/19/2019 2:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Lunch: The Honorable Samantha Power see details at: www.lawac.org The Millennium Biltmore Hotel: 506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071 Los Angeles World Affairs Council reservations@lawac.org false MM/DD/YYYY

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***Ambassador Power's new book, The Education of an Idealist, is included in the price of the ticket to this event.***

The Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall is honored to host Ambassador Samantha Power this September for a discussion on the state of international institutions today, her time in the Obama Administration, and today's most pressing global issues. 

Ambassador Samantha Power is a Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School. From 2013 to 2017, Power served in the Cabinet of President Barack Obama and was the youngest ever U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. From 2009-2013, Power worked on the National Security Council as Special Assistant to the President for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights. Power’s book, “A Problem from Hell”: America and the Age of Genocide won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003. She is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Chasing the Flame: One Man's Fight to Save the World. Power, who began her career as a journalist reporting from Bosnia, East Timor, Rwanda, and Sudan, has been named one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People.” She immigrated to the United States from Ireland as a child, and she lives in Massachusetts with her husband Cass Sunstein and their two children.

Attendees will be assigned to tables. If you are attending with someone who is registered separately and you would like to sit with them, please let us know so that we can put you at the same table. 

**If you have any dietary restrictions please let us know ahead of time so that we may accommodate you. We are unable to accommodate requests at the event.**

Please reserve no later than 12:00 pm on Monday, September 16. Cancellations must be made by 12:00 pm on Monday, September 16 in order to receive a refund. No exceptions.

This event includes the price of Ambassador Power's new book, The Education of an Idealist ($23, tax incl.).