Foreign policy expert and former top official at the U.S. State Department, Anne-Marie Slaughter, invited to speak to U.Va. community

August 13, 2018

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation and the Shadwell Society present the 5th annual Shadwell Speaker Series featuring Anne-Marie Slaughter on Friday, September 21 at 6 pm in the Abbott Center Auditorium at U.Va.’s Darden School of Business.

Described as “an innovative and prolific scholar” by Foreign Policy and named one of the magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers four years in a row, Anne-Marie Slaughter is a Princeton University foreign policy expert, a former top official at the U.S. State Department, and a monthly columnist for The Financial Times. In her work, Dr. Slaughter confronts a range of topics — from geopolitics and global challenges to gender equality and leadership — with a unique and powerful voice.

Tickets are free, and limited to 4 per person. Advance tickets will be available at the U.Va. Arts Box Office starting September 4.



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