March 26, 2020
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Will Change Geopolitics
The French-American Foundation hosted a Zoom webinar on the implications of COVID-19 for global affairs titled, How the Coronavirus Pandemic Will Change Geopolitics.
The event featured guest speaker Richard Fontaine, CEO of the Center for a New American Security and a Young Leader from the class of 2015, and moderator Megan Carroll, Political Affairs Officer in the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism and a Young Leader from the class of 2018.
Richard Fontaine: Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). He served as President of CNAS from 2012-19 and as Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow from 2009-12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy advisor to Senator John McCain and worked at the State Department, the National Security Council, and on the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Megan Carroll: Megan Carroll is currently at the United Nations where she covers counter-terrorism issues in Asia. She has served across the UN in political affairs, peacekeeping, and development. Megan was appointed as a White House Fellow by President Obama where she was part of the US government’s response to the Ebola epidemic. She previously spent four years in Sudan and South Sudan with The Carter Center, UN, and US government.
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