As part of the 2017-2018 Fellows’ Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Samantha Power RI ’18 (8:12) reflects on a question that she increasingly gets, which is, what was it like, as a woman, doing foreign policy in the US government and at the United Nations?

Introduction by
Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Samantha Power is a professor of practice at Harvard Law School and the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, where she was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. She is a former US permanent representative to the United Nations and a former member of President Obama’s cabinet.

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