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China and India in a global economy topic for Aug. 1 BYU lecture

Brian Reynolds, second secretary/vice consul at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, will present a Global Awareness lecture on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building on the Brigham Young University campus.

The topic will be "China and India Rising: The End of American Economic Supremacy?"

The Reynolds family will also present "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Family Life in the Foreign Service (and Were Afraid to Ask)" during a question-and-answer session also on Wednesday at 3 p.m. in B092 Joseph F. Smith Building.

Attendeeswill be able to learn firsthand from the Reynolds family about the challenges and opportunities of a diplomatic career. Topics include overseas school, expatriate networks, dealing with change and other concerns relating to living life abroad.

Reynolds is a mid-level officer who has also served in Washington, D.C. and as staff officer to the ambassador in Beijing, China.Prior to working for the State Department, Reynolds was vice president of a firearms company that developed and produced a popular military rifle.

He received a bachelor's degree in international relations from the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies and an master of public administration degree from the Marriott School of Management at BYU.

The event is sponsored by BYU Foreign Service Student Organization, fsso.byu@gmail.com.

Writer: Lee Simons

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