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Residence of the Ambassador of Sweden, 3900 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
Please join us on 2/28 for a conversation on Global Security and Trade with Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter of Sweden! For ticketing information please visit wfpg.org/upcoming-events
H.E. Karin Olofsdotter has served as Ambassador of Sweden to the US since September 1, 2017. Trade and economic growth remain top priorities for the Ambassador, along with defense cooperation, public diplomacy, and strong collaboration with the international community. Ambassador Olofsdotter brings extensive experience in trade promotion to her current post. Prior to assuming the role as Ambassador, she served as Director-General for Trade at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. She has also held the position of Deputy Director-General and Head of the Department for Promotion of Sweden, Trade and CSR.
An accomplished diplomat, Ambassador Olofsdotter's career in the Foreign Service started in 1994 with her first posting to the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow. In the years following, she worked in security policy and defense issues as well as in numerous leadership posts within the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. She has served as Ambassador of Sweden to Hungary, Deputy Chief of Mission in Washington, part of the Swedish delegation to NATO; at the Swedish EU Representation in Brussels, working with European security policy and defense issues. Ambassador Olofsdotter has a BA in psychology, economics and Russian and studied at UCLA Anderson School of Management and speaks Russian, French and English.
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6:00 to 8:30pm
WFPG Members: $30
Space is limited. Advance registration is required.
Register at https://wfpg.org/upcoming-events