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

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Kristen F. Bauer
Deputy Chief of Mission
U.S. Embassy Myanmar

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.
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