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Malaysian ambassador to U.S. will speak at BYU Nov. 1

Her Excellency Rajmah Hussain, Malaysian ambassador to the United States, will speak at an Ambassadorial Insights Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Brigham Young University’s David M. Kennedy Center.

Her lecture, "Malaysia and Islam Hadhari," will take place at 11 a.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

Hussain is one of only a few female ambassadors and the first female Malaysian ambassador to the United States. She is a career diplomat with more than 30 years of service, including postings as ambassador in Paris, Geneva and Vienna. She has participated in various UN assignments and served as a representative for the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Educated in Paris and London, Hussain received a bachelor’s degree in economics, a master’s degree in political science and a doctorate in international relations from the University of London.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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