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Barbara Stephenson

Barbara Stephenson

USA, 2015

Barbara Stephenson fell for BAP in the basement pub of the American Embassy in London where she found herself answering edgy questions in an extraordinarily perceptive interview. A thirty-year veteran of the American Foreign Service, she has served as U.S. Ambassador to Panama, Consul General in Belfast, and as a political officer working on peace in El Salvador and on eliminating weapons of mass destruction in South Africa. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature and served as United Kingdom desk officer in the State Department. As president of the American Foreign Service Association, she represents 16,500 members of America’s career diplomatic service.