Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch discusses her memoir, Lessons from the Edge, the importance of public service, and her efforts to assist Ukraine empower its civil society sector, strengthen its democratic institutions, and fight corruption--key U.S. goals.
A Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador Yovanovitch has earned the Senior Foreign Service Performance Award eight times and the State Department’s Superior Honor Award on nine occasions. She has also received numerous awards including for service, diplomacy, and human rights.
Join us for this live outdoor event at Pat Miller Square, 2311 Mt. Vernon Avenue, in Del Ray. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors. Any announcements about venue changes or cancellations will be posted in this listing.
The event will be live streamed on YouTube.
Ambassador Yovanovitch will be signing copies of Lessons from the Edge before the event at Pat Miller Square. Signed copies of the book will be available to purchase beginning at 5PM. Ambassador Yovanovitch will arrive at 6PM to personalize purchased copies. In addition, 10% of book sale proceeds will be donated to the United Nations World Food Programme.