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A Conversation with Elizabeth Shackelford

Town Hall
Senior Fellow Elizabeth Shackelford answers your questions, discusses her career, and shares her perspective on pressing issues in US foreign policy.
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Elizabeth Shackelford
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About This Event

Join us for an evening of drinks and conversation with former US diplomat and Chicago Tribune columnist Elizabeth Shackelford. She'll answer your questions, discuss her career, and share her perspective on pressing issues in US foreign policy.  

This private, informal event is for members who support the Council at the President’s Club and Major Gifts levels as well as employees of our corporate partners. Not a member and want to join? Join our community online today or contact Rebecca Tobar, Assistant Director, Individual Giving for more information at

In-person COVID-19 related safety measures will be followed. 

Event Schedule

Time Agenda
5:00 pm CT Drinks
5:30 pm Conversation begins
6:00 pm Program concludes
About the Speakers
Elizabeth Shackelford
Former Senior Fellow, US Foreign Policy
Council staff Elizabeth Shackelford
Elizabeth Shackelford, a former career diplomat who served the US Mission to Somalia and the US Embassy in South Sudan, focuses on building awareness and understanding of a "restraint" approach to foreign policy, which seeks to limit the use of force to core US security interests and favors diplomatic engagement.
Council staff Elizabeth Shackelford

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