Jan. 24 Panel: Advancing Foreign Policy with U.S. Ambassadors | Webster University

Former U.S. Ambassadors Foreign Policy Panel Streamed at Joint Base Andrews

Webster University's National Capital Region campus locations host their first distinguished lecture series event of 2013 with former U.S. ambassadors W. Robert Pearson, Edward M. Gabriel, and Edward Marks.

The three ambassadors will speak on furthering U.S. foreign policy goals Thursday, Jan. 24, 6 - 7:30 p.m. (EST) at Joint Base Andrews, NAF Education Center Room 220 (base access required), but it will be streamed live online via UStream for audiences from other Webster campuses.

Watch the panel discussion here: www.ustream.tv/channel/webster-ncr

This is an opportunity for students and faculty in multiple fields to hear foreign policy discussion from three ambassadors who have lived it:

W. Robert Pearson - United States Ambassador to Turkey (2000–2003). He served as Director of Human Resources in the Foreign Service until his retirement in 2006. He became the fourth President of the nonprofit International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) in November 2008.

Edward M. Gabriel - United States Ambassador to Morocco (1997 -2001). Ambassador Gabriel has background in international affairs, having convened multilateral policy forums involving national security, environmental, and trade and energy issues.

Edward Marks - A retired member of the Senior Foreign Service Officer, ambassador Marks has since engaged in consulting on terrorism, inter-agency coordination, UN affairs, and international emergencies. He served in a number of African countries, Mexico, Belgium, Sri Lanka, and in the US Mission to the UN.