Careers in Foreign Service
March 16 | 4 pm | OIE Program Center (Holthusen Hall, 4th Floor)
Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright will discuss her experiences as an international diplomat and advocate for human rights, peace, and justice. This discussion will be particularly relevant to students considering a career in this field.
This event is sponsored by the the Center for Peacemaking, and the Office of International Education.
Stories of Following My Conscience in Foreign Affairs and Peacemaking
March 17 l 7 pm l AMU Henke Lounge
Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright, the Center's 2014-15 Peacemaker in Residence, will share stories of the experiences that have shaped her life and her career.
Wright is a prominent American peacemaker. She received the State Department award for heroism in 1997 for her actions while evacuating 2,500 people during the Sierra Leone civil war. Additionally, she has served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. embassies in Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Grenada, and Nicaragua. In all of her roles, Wright has been a strong voice for human rights, peace, and justice.
Working for Human Rights in the Holy Land
March 18 | noon | AMU 157
For this Soup with Substance, Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright will present on her experiences working for peace and human rights in the Holy Land.
This event is part of the Soup with Substance series. A light lunch of soup and bread will be provided.
Panel Discussion on Just War, Pacifism, and Peacemaking
March 18 | 4 pm | AMU 157
Dr. Stephanie Russell, vice president of Mission and Ministry, will moderate a panel discussion on just war, pacifism, and peacemaking. The panelists include: Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright, Dr. Terrence Rynne, and Rev. Thomas Hughson, S.J.
Making a Living, Making a Difference
Date and Location TBD
More details will be available soon on a panel discussion with leaders in their respective fields who have demonstrated how to both make a difference and make a living. They will share stories and strategies on how to do this with students aspiring to "Be the Difference."