Talk about Cultural Diplomacy, 9-03-2016

February 25, 2016 • Educational, Past Events • Views: 1066



9th of March, 7:00pm


AUGB Hall, 154 Holland Park Ave, W11 4UH


Free admission, no reservation required

The AUGB is proud to welcome Alexa Chopivsky to London to deliver a lecture on cultural diplomacy and the role soft power in British-Ukrainian relations.
During the lecture, Ms. Chopivsky will explain how to achieve a more efficient exchange of ideas and information between the Ukrainians and the British-Ukrainian diaspora, and how to effectively promote our nation’s ideals in the UK. She will also talk about her recent work as CEO of Transnational Education Group, which aims to educate and empower students and young professionals from emerging markets.

Alexa Chopivsky is an expert in the international diplomatic relations and communications fields. For seven years she was a journalist with NBC News, where she covered world events from the New York, Washington, and London bureaus. After a period as Associate Director at an international communication consultancy in London, she moved to Kyiv. There she worked as a freelance journalist, traveling across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia, and for an American consulting firm on a political campaign. Currently, aside from her work as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Education Group, she is Director of the Program on the World Economy at the Aspen Institute. In the late 1990s, she worked in an internship capacity for First Lady Hillary Clinton’s Chief of Staff at the White House, and with the US Department of State at the US Embassy in Paris. She is a Council on Foreign Relations Term Member. Alexa resides in Washington DC.



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