Her Excellency Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Croatian ambassador to the United States, will be speaking at Brigham Young University Monday, March 15, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.
Having served as ambassador since 2008, Grabar-Kitarovic will be speaking on Croatian relations with the United States.
Grabar-Kitarovic has had extensive service experience in the Croatian government since 1993. Previous to her appointment, she served as Croatia’s minister of foreign affairs, head of negotiations over Croatia’s accession to the European Union and chair of the committee on trade. She has also served as delegation head for coordinating negotiations for the Enlargement Protocol and national aid coordinator.
She received her bachelor’s degree in English, Spanish and literature and her master’s degree in political science from the University of Zagreb. She also conducted predoctoral research at George Washington University as a Fulbright scholar.
For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652.
Writer: Brandon Garrett