In our next E-Talk-About event, Former White House Special Advisor and Senior Foreign Service Officer. Molly Montgomery joins the San Diego Diplomacy Council for a discussion of how Covid-19 is affecting Europe. She will discuss the European response to the current crisis and the impact it will have on transatlantic relations, trade negotiations, Brexit, and other issues. This event will take place over Zoom on May 5th from 5-6pm PDT.
Ms. Molly Montgomery is currently a Vice President with Albright Stonebridge Group’s Europe practice. Prior to this position, she served as Special Advisor to the Vice President for Europe and Eurasia, where she advised Vice President Mike Pence on strategy, policy development, and engagement toward Europe. Ms. Montgomery also served as Deputy Director of the Office of Eastern European Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, where she helped to lead the U.S. response to the crisis in Ukraine and developed strategies to fight corruption, spur democratic and market-oriented reforms, and increase energy security throughout the region. Her career in the U.S. Foreign Service spanned 14 years.
Ms. Montgomery holds an M.P.A. in International Relations from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a B.A. in Political Science and History from Stanford University. She is a recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, a graduate of MIT’s Seminar XXI program, and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Ms. Montgomery is a non-resident fellow in the foreign policy program at the Brookings Institution, where her work focuses on Central and Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans.