- Date: April 11th, 2012
- Time: 6:30 pm
- Location: Auriana Auditorium
Emilia A. Puma, Cultural Affairs Officer of the United States Embassy to Rome, will be featured for the third lecture in the “Women in Leadership” Series co-hosted by AUR’s Business Studies Department and USA Girl Scouts Overseas. Ms. Puma will talk about lessons learned during her 20-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service, in a lecture entitled “Women in Leadership in Government – And How to Get There.”
Ms. Puma’s assignment as Cultural Attachè in Rome Rome – which had long been her dream position – is her tenth posting. She has also served in New Delhi, India; Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Calcutta, India; Bridgetown, Barbados; Torino, Italy; Ottawa, Canada; and Pristina, Kosovo, in addition to two tours in Washington, DC. A Philadelphia native, Ms PUma received her B.A from the University of Pennsylvania (double major in French and English literatures); an M.A. in English literature from UCLA; and an M.A. in French literature from Columbia University.
The “Women in Leadership” series is one of thousands of events around the world celebrating the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting, and has so far featured UN Agency Ethics Officer Olivia Graham and Author and Former CEO Janice Holly Booth.
This lecture is open to the public.