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World Thinkers 2014: Samantha Power

Diplomat and writer, US

By Prospect Team  

US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power is one of the world's leading female diplomats

Samantha_Power_Speaking_in_GenevaThe founding director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard, Power is now US Ambassador to the United Nations. She began her career as a journalist covering the war in Bosnia in the 1990s, and has written four books including the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, a study of the US foreign policy response to genocide. Prior to taking up her role at the UN, Power served as Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human…

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