Susan Rice

Susan Rice

Aspen Strategy Group Member, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, School of International Service, American University

Susan Rice is currently Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the School of International Service, American University, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She is also a Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times. Ambassador Rice served as the President’s National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2009- 2017. She also served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Special Assistant to the President, and Director for Multilateral Affairs at the National Security Council from 1993-2001. Ambassador Rice began her career as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company. Ambassador Rice currently serves on the boards of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She previously served as a Director at the Bureau of National Affairs (now Bloomberg BNA), the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and several other non-profits. Ambassador Rice received her Master’s degree and Ph.D in International Relations from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar and her B.A. with honors from Stanford University. She is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.