Linda Thomas-Greenfield was born in 1952 and from Baker, Louisiana, USA, Joe Biden has announced he intends to nominate Linda as the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
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She attended Louisiana State University and graduated with a bachelor of arts in 1974 and then earned her master’s degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
After graduating from University, she began working at Bucknell University and taught political science to the student. Later, she joined Foreign Service in 1982 where she served as Director-General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources, leading the team in charge of the State Department’s 70,000 personnel.
Furthermore, her foreign service career also included an ambassadorship to Liberia from 2008 to 2012, and postings at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Switzerland, as well as in Kenya, Nigeria, The Gambia, Pakistan, and Jamaica.
Linda was terminated by the Trump administration in 2017, as part of a “purge of senior State Department officials and career professionals over nearly four years”.
Earlier, Linda even served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs, and as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration.
In her career, she has received the Hubert Humphrey Public Leadership Award, Humanitarian Service Award, and Warren Christopher Award for Outstanding Achievement in Global Affairs. Also, Linda received the Presidential Rank Award and the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award.
In November 2020, Joe Biden elected Linda Thomas to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and the position is one that must be approved by the Senate.
How old is Linda Thomas-Greenfield? She was born in 1952 and from Baker, Louisiana, USA, she is 67 years old as of 2020.
However, there is not much information available about her father, mother, and siblings.
She is married to Lafayette Greenfield, they first together while working for the State Department as Foreign Service Officers.
The couple share two kids, Lindsay Jamila Greenfield (Daughter) and Lafayette Masteen Greenfield II (Son).
Lindsay Jamila Greenfield is working for the State Department and currently a Foreign Service Specialist based in La Paz, Bolivia.
Her son Lafayette Masteen is a Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, he graduated from Radford University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Furthermore, Linda Thomas also has a Daughter-In-Law, Lafayette II is married to Aida Kebere and they share a daughter.
Her Net Worth is $800K USD as of 2020.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Family, Kids & Facts
|67 years old as of 2020
|5 feet 9 inches tall
|Lindsay Jamila Greenfield (Daughter) and
Lafayette Masteen Greenfield II (Son).
|$800K USD as of 2020
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