Samantha Power

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Person.png Samantha Power   Powerbase SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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BornSamantha Jane Power
Dublin, Ireland
Alma materYale University, Harvard University
ReligionRoman Catholicism
ChildrenDeclan Rían
SpouseCass Sunstein
Member ofBelfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Refugees International/Board, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea
Interests“humanitarian intervention”

Employment.png United States Ambassador to the United Nations

In office
August 5, 2013 - January 20, 2017
Preceded byRosemary DiCarlo

Samantha Power is married to Cass Sunstein, author of the infamous paper on "conspiracy theories".

“Today, the Foundations are active on every continent, striving to promote vibrant and tolerant democracies with strong civic institutions and justice and health systems that work. It is rare that a week goes by, in my new incarnation [as United Nations Ambassador] — and I mean this — where I don’t meet an ambassador to the United Nations, a head of state or minister, a journalist or civil society advocate who didn’t either graduate from the Central European University, receive an Open Society grant, or once run an Open Society office. That’s how much George has populated the planet with his dedication to human rights and human dignity,””
Samantha Power (November 7, 2013)  [1]


A Quote by Samantha Power

Refugees International“If I’m reading in the newspaper about a crisis somewhere in the world, it is of great consolation to me to know that, if not at this moment, then very soon I will be hearing from Refugees International about how we should think about the crisis and more importantly what we should do about it.””


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