Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as the President’s National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2009-2017. She also served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Special Assistant to the President, and Director for Multilateral Affairs at the National Security Council from 1993-2001. Rice began her career as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company.
Rice is currently Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the School of International Service, American University, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She is also a Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times.
Rice currently serves on the boards of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She previously served as a Director at the Bureau of National Affairs (now Bloomberg BNA), the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and several other non-profits.
Rice received her Master’s degree and Ph.D in International Relations from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar and her B.A. with honors from Stanford University