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Foreign Service careers topic of BYU lecture Sept. 12

The Brigham Young University Foreign Service Student Organization will host a forum Friday, Sept. 12, at 5 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building on the BYU campus.

A. Ellen Shippy, Foreign Service diplomat-in-residence at the University of New Mexico, will speak about career opportunities in the Foreign Service.

Shippy worked as the deputy principal officer in the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi, Pakistan, from 1988-91, and was deputy chief of mission in the U.S. Embassy in Kampala, Uganda, from 1991-94. Shippy has also worked in Zanzibar, Portugal and Bangladesh.

She received her bachelor's degree from the University of New Mexico in 1966 and her juris doctorate degree from George Washington University in 1977.

For more information, visit the Web site at, or contact Lee Simon at (801) 422-2652 for information regarding other events and organizations sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

Writer: Lee Simon

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