Episode 15: Laura Rosenberger

December 07, 2017

Laura Rosenburger discusses the misconceptions women have about working in national security.

Laura Rosenberger served for over a decade in a range of positions at the State Department and the National Security Council (NSC), and most recently was foreign policy advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign. Her roles in government included chief of staff to Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken; senior advisor to then-Deputy National Security Advisor Blinken; NSC director for China and Korea; special assistant to Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Bill Burns; bilateral political unit chief on the State Department’s China desk; and foreign affairs officer on the State Department’s Korea desk. She is now Director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy and a Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Laura is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

“Be yourself. Believe in yourself. Have the confidence that you’re there for a reason.”

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