A number of Duke alumni have shared concerns about a letter to the editor that was published in the Winter 2020 issue of Duke Magazine.
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A number of Duke alumni have shared concerns about a letter to the editor that was published in the Winter 2020 issue of Duke Magazine.
Read our statement.

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Date: Monday, April 26, 2021 | 07:00 pm EDT

Price: Free

Location:  Virtual
Washington, District Of Columbia United States


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Join us for a conversation about the world of political appointments - the roughly 4,000 positions in the executive branch and independent agencies that are appointed by the President. In a moderated discussion, Duke alumni will share their experiences serving in politically appointed positions.

  • Kristina Broadie Jeter A.B.'10, Deputy Director of Special Events & Protocol for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • Amanda Norris A.B.'09, Senior Technical Program Manager at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
  • Christian Peele M.Div.'08, Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Management and Administration at the White House
  • Ubong Akpaninyie A.B.'12, Moderator, Asia Policy Analyst on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.

This event is designed to provide greater transparency and information about serving in a presidential administration as well as helpful career advice for alumni and students.

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