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Foreign aid subject of David M. Kennedy Center address Jan. 23

Brigham Young University’s David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies will host a lecture on U.S. foreign aid by Aaron H. Sherinian titled “Why We Do It; Why It Matters; New Approaches” Friday, Jan. 23, at noon in B-092 Joseph F. Smith Building.

As managing director for public affairs in the Department of Congressional and Public Affairs at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Sherinian manages strategic relationships with media outlets and the organization’s ongoing outreach efforts with stakeholders and public institutions.

Prior to this assignment, he served as press attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Quito, Ecuador. His diplomatic experience also includes serving as deputy political and economic chief at the U.S. Embassy in Armenia and in the political and consular sections of the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica. He also served at U.S. Missions in Colombia and the Holy See (Vatican).

A native of Pasadena, Calif., he received degrees from BYU and Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.

This lecture will be archived online. For a complete schedule of David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies events, visit kennedy.byu.edu. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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Photo by Mark A. Philbrick/BYU Photo

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