A Dialogue with Singapore Ambassador Mirpuri: The US Engagement with the Asia-Pacific

Ambassador Ashok Kumar Mirpuri and Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel

On November 29, 2017, Meridian’s Rising Leaders Council joined the Embassy of Singapore and the Women’s Foreign Policy Group for a discussion on “The US Engagement with the Asia-Pacific,” with Ambassador Ashok Kumar Mirpuri.

The conversation, moderated by WFPG Board Member and Lockheed Martin’s Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel, illuminated the strength of the US-Singapore bilateral relation – from educational exchanges to military assistance – as well as the importance of America’s leadership in international trade for groups like the ASEAN, which Singapore will chair beginning 2018.

The program began with a cocktail reception and traditional fare from Singapore, which gathered guests across Meridian’s, the Embassy’s and WFPG’s networks for the program.

The Rising Leaders is a dynamic network of mid-career professionals from the foreign diplomatic community, public and private sectors, and diverse disciplines, who support Meridian’s mission to advance global leadership and non-partisan public diplomacy through the exchange of people, ideas and culture.

Project summary

A Dialogue with Singapore Ambassador Mirpuri: The US Engagement with the Asia-Pacific
Number of Attendees: 40
Regions: Africa, East Asia and Pacific
Impact Areas: Foreign Policy, Media and Journalism, Security
Program Areas: Forums
Partners: Diplomatic Corps, NGOs, Private Sector, Public Sector
A Dialogue with Singapore Ambassador Mirpuri: The US Engagement with the Asia-Pacific