“Susan knows that the global challenges we face demand global institutions that work.” President Obama
Ambassador Susan E. Rice was unanimously confirmed as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations by the U.S. Senate in January 2009. Rice served as a senior advisor for national security affairs on President Obama’s election campaign and co-chaired the national security policy working group for the transition. During the Clinton Administration, she served as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council, and special assistant to President Clinton. Rice received her M.Phil and D.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She received her B.A. in History with honors from Stanford University.