Monday, Mar 16, 2020 6:00p -
HI Boston Hostel
19 Stuart Street
Lectures & Conferences
Join WorldBoston and Hostelling International for evening of discussion and networking!
In honor of International Women's Day, join us for this engaging special event. The panel will feature three of Boston's most senior diplomats and their reflections on challenges and opportunities for women in diplomacy. Conversation will continue during networking with light refreshments.
The event is free and open to ALL, but registration is required!
HM Consul General to New England, Consulate General of the United Kingdom.
Harriet Cross has been a member of Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Service for over 20 years. Beforecoming to Boston in 2016, she was Deputy Ambassador at the British Embassy in Yemen. In her diplomatic career, Harriet has served at the British Embassy in Morocco and at the UK Mission to the UN in New York. She has also worked in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London covering a number of jobs including EU trade relations, and human rights policy.
Consul General of Germany to the New England States, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Nicole Menzenbach took up her post as the Consul General of Germany to New England in August 2018. From 2014-2017, she served at the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin as the Head of Division for Higher Education, Science and Academic Relations Policy. Nicole began her professional career working as an advisor for Joschka Fischer while he was a Member of Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, and then as his Senior Advisor when he was Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Ceylan Özen Erişen
Consul General, Turkish Consulate General in Boston.
Ceylan Özen Erişen began her work in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1996. From 1998-2000, she served as the Third Secretary at the Turkish Embassy. In her diplomatic career, she has also served as the Second Secretary at the Permanent Delegation of Turkey to the OSCE (2000-2003), Second Secretary at the Turkish Embassy (2003-2005) and the First Secretary at the Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Department. She has also worked as the Head of Department at the General Directorate of Political Planning of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs between 2014-2018. Since 2018, she has been serving as Consul General of Turkey in Boston.