Brown Bag Lunch and Chat on Quebec and U.S. Diplomatic Careers
Join us for a brown bag lunch talk on Tuesday Nov 25 from 12:30-1:30 in the 7th Floor BAL Seminar Room by David Fetter, special advisor to the Quebec Government, who will be discussing Quebec’s International Relations and Policies as well as U.S. diplomatic careers for GPIS graduates.
Mr. Fetter is a versatile advocate and communicator across generational, cultural, and ideological distances. He is currently a special advisor to the Government of Quebec, assisting the Ministry of International Relations and its representative office in Washington, DC.
Mr. Fetter retired from the U.S. Department of State in 2013 after more than a quarter-century in the diplomatic service. His government career took him to posts in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Europe, and North America, during which he:
- Advanced U.S. national interests through complex bilateral and multilateral relations
- Managed substantial human and financial resources
- Negotiated a range of formal agreements with foreign governments and institutions
- Led creative, effective, and durable public relations initiatives that engaged targeted constituencies
- Advised military commanders in stabilization and counter-insurgency campaigns
- Navigated successfully the bureaucracies of his and other governments to achieve tangible results
- Cultivated strong personal and professional relationships with key figures from both the public and private sectors
- Advocated successfully for business interests in overseas environments
- Developed expertise in trade issues, political-economic analysis, and effective communication to diverse audiences
For more information or to rsvp contact Dr. Peter Schulman, firstname.lastname@example.org , or 757-683-3323
Posted By: Peter Schulman
Date: Tue Nov 12 15:39:56 EST 2013