Briefing on Myanmar Featuring DCM Kristen F. Bauer
DCM Kristen F. Bauer, U.S. Embassy, Myanmar
Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)
Date : November 30, 2016
Time : 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Price : $0.00
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Hosted by the Government & Regional Affairs Committee
Please join us for an informal
roundtable discussion with Kristen Bauer, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S.
Embassy in Myanmar.
DCM Bauer will talk about the many
positive developments that have taken place between the U.S. and Myanmar
including the lifting of sanctions, reinstatement of GSP, and most recently,
the first ever U.S. Myanmar Partnership Dialogue. She will also cover the key economic reforms
undertaken by the Myanmar government under its 12-point economic plan. DCM Bauer will take questions during the
final portion of the roundtable.
About the DCM
Kristen F. Bauer assumed her duties as
Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Union of
Burma on July 11, 2015.
Previously, Ms. Bauer served as the
Deputy Chief of Mission in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Counselor for Political and
Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo, Norway, and as the Deputy Chief
of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane, Laos. From 2001-2003, she worked on finance and
economic issues in the Office of Japanese Affairs at the Department of
State. She has also held diplomatic
posts in U.S. missions in: Pretoria,
South Africa; Hanoi, Vietnam; London, United Kingdom; and Bangkok, Thailand.
Ms. Bauer earned her B.A. in history
and international relations from Randolph Macon Woman’s College in 1984, and
her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1987.
She practiced law in Boston working for non-profit representing asylum
seekers and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in public health.
Ms. Bauer is married to Tung Huynh and
they have two children.