United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

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Ambassador-at-Large of the United States for Global Women's Issues
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Incumbent
Catherine M. Russell

since May 8, 2013
Nominator Barack Obama
Website U.S. Office - GWI

The Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues is the ambassador-at-large who heads the Office on Global Women's Issues in the United States Department of State.

The position was created by the Barack Obama administration in 2009.[1] The first ambassador-at-large was Melanne Verveer,[1] who served from April 6, 2009 until replaced by Catherine M. Russell on May 8, 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rhee, Foon. Boston.com. Obama nominates ambassador for women's issues March 6, 2009. Accessed March 8, 2009.
  2. ^ State Dept. official biography of Catherine M. Russell [1] Accessed September 24, 2013.

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