Kennan Institute Kyiv Office invites you to the lecture “Cultural Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution: Practical Guidelines for Policy Makers and Civil Society Actors” by Dr. Helena Kane Finn
About the speaker
Helena Kane Finn is a Vice President and Director for Programs at the U.S. Council on Germany (New York). As Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (2000-2001), Dr. Finn was responsible for the State Department’s global academic, professional and youth exchanges, including Fulbright and the International Visitor Program. She also oversaw the Office of Cultural Heritage and Preservation.
A career diplomat of the Department of State, Dr. Finn served as the Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey (1997-2000), Vienna, Austria (1995-1997) and Public Affairs Officer and Director of the Amerika Haus in Frankfurt-Main, Germany (1992-1995). She has been the Desk Officer for Greece, Turkey and Cyprus (1989-1991), following cultural affairs tours in Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan (1984-1989). Her first diplomatic assignment was to the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey (1981-1984).
Her articles on public diplomacy have appeared in Foreign Affairs and elsewhere.
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