SECWAC to Host Jennifer Harris, Speaking on ''Geoeconomics and Statecraft'' Dec 6

Jennifer M Harris will speak on “Geoeconomics and Statecraft” on December 6th, 2016 at the Old Lyme Country Club, Old Lyme.
Reception begins at 5:30 p.m., the main presentation at 6 pm.
Jennifer M. Harris is Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York. Prior to joining the Council, Harris was a member of the policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State, responsible for global markets, geoeconomic issues, and energy security. In that role, she was a lead architect of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's economic statecraft agenda, which launched in 2011. Before joining the State Department, Harris served on the staff of the U.S. National Intelligence Council, covering a range of economic and financial issues.
Ms Harris’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Washington Quarterly, and the World Economic Forum, among other outlets. A Truman and a Rhodes scholar, she holds degrees in economics and international relations from Wake Forest University (BA) and the University of Oxford (MPhil), and a JD from Yale Law School. Most recently she is the author of War By Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft, coauthored with Robert Blackwill; signed copies of the book will be available at the end of the presentation.
Dinner:  Dinner follows immediately after the presentation for a limited number of members and guests at Connecticut College. A reservation is required - please call 860-912-5718 or email in advance. A vegetarian option is available but it must be reserved.
Cost is $35 per person; checks payable to SECWAC (or credit card payment) are accepted before the meeting by Courtney Assad, at which time you will receive a dinner ticket. All reservations or cancellations must be received by Friday December 2nd.
NOTE:  Ms Harris will NOT be able to stay for dinner, so we have invited Chris George, Executive Director of IRIS (The Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services, New Haven) to speak during dinner on the settling of refugee immigrants. 
Guests: SECWAC is a membership organization. Members’ guests are welcome; please call 860-912-5718 or email in advance.  Attendance is open to the general public at a cost of $20 (which may subsequently be applied to membership).
Upcoming Program: Old Lyme local Dick Shriver will speak on " The Cold War: its Start, End, and Aftermath, and Relevance Today" on January 26th, 2017 (venue to be determined).