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Ambassador Katherine Tai: U.S. Trade Representative

September 26, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Can trade be a force for good? That’s what Ambassador Katherine Tai, current United States Trade Representative, is pursuing through worker-centered trade policy by prioritizing workers and their livelihoods, not just low costs and maximum efficiencies, and bringing underrepresented and underserved communities to the table.

A member of President Biden’s cabinet, Tai is the principal trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson on U.S. trade policy. She is also the first Asian American to hold this position.

Join the Diplomacy Initiative for the Diplomatic Discussion “A New Approach: Ambassador Katherine Tai and the Biden-Harris Administration’s Worker-Centered Trade Policy” to learn more about the work of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, international diplomacy, and Tai’s personal career path. Barbara Stephenson, vice provost for global affairs and former U.S. ambassador, will engage in a fireside chat with Tai, and the event will end with a Q&A session.

Pizza will be served!

The Carolina Asia Center is proud to support this event of the Office of the Vice-Provost for Global Affairs and the Diplomacy Initiative as part of Asia Week 2023.

Those who plan to attend can follow this link to RSVP to UNC Global.


September 26, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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