Media Advisory: Ambassador Samantha Power to Deliver 2014 Commencement Addresses

Samantha Power
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations 
New York, NY, United States
May 6, 2014




This year, Ambassador Samantha Power will deliver commencement addresses at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Atlanta's Lakeside High School, the University of Vermont, and Harvard Kennedy School.


On Friday, May 9, Ambassador Power will address graduates at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters for her commitment to advancing human rights. Members of the media should contact Sid Dinsay at (212) 241-9200, (646) 413-3493, or sid.dinsay@mountsinai.org.

On Saturday, May 17, Ambassador Power will address graduates at her alma mater, Lakeside High School in Atlanta, GA. Members of the media should contact Jason Clyne at (404) 825-3229 or jason_w_clyne@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us.

On Sunday, May 18, Ambassador Power will address graduates at The University of Vermont. The commencement ceremony, including the Ambassador’s speech, will be live-streamed starting at 8:20 a.m. ET at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/uvm.html. Members of the media should contact Jeff Wakefield at (802) 578-8830 or jrwakefi@uvm.edu.

On Wednesday, May 28, Ambassador Power will address graduates at the Harvard Kennedy School. The Ambassador’s speech will be live-streamed starting at 2:00 p.m. ET at http://www.hks.harvard.edu/live. Members of the media should contact Doug Gavel at 617-495-8290 or doug_gavel@harvard.edu.

 

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PRN: 2014/101