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Title: Event | A Conversation with Ned Price, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State


Join us for a conversation with Ned Price, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State, who will share his insights on diversity at State and offer advice for a successful career in foreign policy. The registration form for the event can be found here.

The Diverse Diplomacy Leaders Speaker Series connects current and former career Foreign and Civil Service Officers with those considering or entering careers in foreign policy. This event is brought to you as part of an Una Chapman Cox Foundation project on American Diplomacy and the Foreign Service.

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This event will have live closed captioning.


Ned Price serves as Senior Advisor to Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken. He has worked at the Department of State since January 2021, when he assumed the role of Department Spokesperson, a title he held until March 2023. He previously was Co-Founder and Director of Policy and Communications at National Security Action, a non-profit advocacy organization. During the Obama-Biden administration, he served as Special Assistant to President Obama on the National Security Council staff, where he also was the Spokesperson and Senior Director for Strategic Communications. Prior to his time at the White House, he was at the Central Intelligence Agency, where he was a senior analyst and Spokesperson. He has been an NBC News analyst and contributor and taught at Georgetown University.

He graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and received a Master’s from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He is originally from Dallas, Texas.

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