FORA.tv Speaker - Connie Morella
Connie Morella currently serves on the faculty of American University’s School of Public Affairs as ambassador in residence of the Women & Politics Institute. From 2003 to 2007, she served in Paris as U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, an international organization of 34 countries providing a forum to seek solutions to common problems and coordinate the domestic and international policies of its members.
Ambassador Morella previously represented Maryland’s eighth congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987 to 2003. While in Congress, she successfully initiated legislation addressing domestic violence and child support while serving as a strong Republican voice on the issues of environmental protection, healthcare reform, and human rights issues. Ambassador Morella also worked as a professor for 15 years, concurrently serving as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates. She earned her BA from Boston University and her MA from American University.
07.18.12 | 00:33:37 min
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