MONGOLIA TODAY: Opportunities and Challenges
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Aug , 26, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Although one of the most mineral-rich nations in the world, Mongolia’s economy has in recent years seen great highs and lows.  Mongolia’s proximity and economic ties to Russia and China have a great impact on its future outlook.  U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Jennifer Galt calls a recent foreign investment package a “huge milestone”.  What does the future hold for Mongolia’s advancement?

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Registration Deadline:  Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Event Details:5:00 p.m. reception, 5:30- 7:00 p.m. program
Antlers Hotel, Four South Cascade, Colorado Springs 
Underground parking validated.

Ambassador-Jennifer-Zimdahl-Galt
Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt, U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia
Ambassador Galt, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, formerly served as Principal Officer of the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China, where she had the privilege of leading and mentoring a talented team of nearly 500, comprising 133 American officers, of whom 62 were first- and second-tour, and over 300 locally-engaged Chinese colleagues. Ambassador Galt’s previous postings overseas have included Belgrade, Taipei with the American Institute in Taiwan, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, and the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Brussels.
In Washington, Ambassador Galt served as Senior Advisor in the State Department’s Bureau of Public Affairs and as Deputy Director for Public Diplomacy in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
Ambassador Galt holds Master’s degrees from National Defense University and from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), as well as a Bachelor’s degree in political science, history and languages from Colorado College in her home state of Colorado. She is fluent in Mandarin and French, and also speaks Italian, Spanish and Serbian.

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