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YPA Brown Bag Lunch with the Council on Foreign Relations' Shannon O'Neil

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

May 9, 2014


(Image: Jordan Matter)

This event is open to YPA members only.

Join the AS/COA's Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) for a brown bag lunch with Shannon O’Neil, senior fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Get to know O’Neil and discuss career paths, life at the Council on Foreign Relations, and any other questions you may have. This event is the second of YPA's Brown Bag Lunch Series, which brings prominent leaders from various fields together with YPA members in a small, intimate setting.

Shannon O'Neil is senior fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Her expertise includes U.S.-Latin America relations, trade, energy, and immigration. She is the author of Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead. She has also spoken at numerous academic, business, and policy conferences. Her work has been published in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, Americas Quarterly, Política Exterior, Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and USA Today, among others. Her blog at analyzes developments in Latin America and U.S. relations in the region. She has lived and worked in Mexico and Argentina, and travels extensively in Latin America. She was a Fulbright scholar; a Justice, Welfare, and Economics fellow at Harvard University; and has taught Latin American politics at Columbia University. Before turning to policy, O'Neil worked in the private sector as an equity analyst at Indosuez Capital and Credit Lyonnais Securities. She holds a BA from Yale University, an MA in International Relations from Yale University, and a PhD in Government from Harvard University.

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