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Maureen Quinn joined IPI as a senior adviser in November 2011 and is now Director of Programs. During her twenty-five year career as a diplomat of the United States, she has served as the United States Ambassador to Qatar; Coordinator for Afghanistan at the State Department; the Acting Chief of Mission in Afghanistan and Deputy Chief of Mission in Morocco. As an economic officer, she also represented the United States in Guinea, Panama and Pakistan.
Ambassador Quinn spent half her diplomatic career at the State Department in Washington, where she served as Deputy Executive Secretary in the Executive Secretariat; Executive Assistant to the Under-Secretary for Economic Affairs; and held a mid-career Pearson Fellowship in the US House of Representatives. She also has academic and non-profit experience, serving as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University’s Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, and having established international service learning programs as Vice President at Girl Scouts of the USA.
Ambassador Quinn received her B.A. in French and Economics from Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and a M.S.F.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. Her work at IPI includes research projects related to international development and security and to the Middle East/South Asia region.
IPI is grateful to our generous friends and donors who provide both intellectual and financial support. Their contributions help us in a very practical way to achieve program objectives, and their leadership is an invaluable resource to our organization.
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