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Diplomat Salon featuring Ms. Julie Kavanagh

January 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the World Affairs Council of San Antonio for a special Diplomat Salon with University of Texas Diplomat in Residence, Ms. Julie Kavanagh. All members of the World Affairs Council of San Antonio are invited to this chance to hear and speak with Ms. Kavanagh at a private home. We will enjoy food and drink, and wonderful conversation. Don’t miss it!

Ms. Julie Kavanagh is the Diplomat in Residence for Texas for the U.S. Department of State. She is a career Foreign Service officer, having joined the Department in 1990. Her husband is a recently retired Foreign Service officer and they have raised three children in the Foreign Service. Prior to coming to Texas, Ms. Kavanagh was the Acting Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Mission to China from January 2017 to June 2017. She was also Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs at the United States Embassy in Beijing, China, responsible for consular operations and policy matters throughout China. She reported directly to the Deputy Chief of Mission and Ambassador. Ms. Kavanagh was the Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs in Moscow, Russia from 2013-2015, where she was responsible for U.S. consular policy matters and consular operations throughout Russia. She also was the U.S. government’s Senior officer in Charge during the Sochi Olympics. Ms. Kavanagh speaks Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese and rudimentary Russian. She is the recipient of four Superior Honor awards and four Meritorious Honor awards, as well as the 2006 Assistant Secretary’s Award for leadership.

Click here to view her Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs page.

Members Only

$30 Admission

Private Residence, information upon registration

Space is limited!




January 10
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm