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Democracy Unplugged: The 2016 Road to the White House
Thu 13 October 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
A unique perspective on the current U.S. presidential race: the fight that’s making history
Ambassador Carolyn Curiel’s unique perspective on what separates the 2016 election from the rest and what Americans know, engage and believe about the state of their nation.
Registration will begin at 6pm with the lecture commencing at 6.30pm, followed by drinks and canapés.
Ambassador Carolyn Curiel has served as the Senior White House Speechwriter for President Bill Clinton who publicly praised Carolyn for her work and nominated her as the Ambassador to Belize, unanimously confirmed by the Senate. Other key highlights of the Ambassador’s career include ABC News, The Washington Post, a member of the journalism advisory Board at Harvard as well as the Editorial Board of The New York Times where she was called the ‘most powerful person in New York politics’.
Ambassador Curiel is currently a clinical professor of Communication at Purdue University and the founder and Executive Director of the Purdue Institute for Civic Communication (PICC), where her students create and analyse national polls on voters’ civic confidence to election-year issues.