Don't miss an inspiring networking presentation with a Senior Advisor at the State Dept., Monday, 9/23
A senior attorney with extensive public and private experience will be on campus this Monday, 9/23 at 12:30pm in McDonough 202 to discuss the importance of networking in your career and share tips on how anyone can feel more comfortable and confident making connections.
Our guest speaker, Jack Bobo is the Senior Advisor for Biotechnology in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (EB) at the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Bobo works on trade policy, food security, climate change, and development, and he is responsible for developing and implementing U.S. trade policy related to new agricultural technologies and working with foreign governments to address regulatory barriers to U.S. exports. He also works closely with officials from developing countries to support the development of biosafety legislation and facilitate technology transfer to increase agricultural productivity, improve food security and respond to climate change through mitigation and adaptation.
Prior to joining the State Department, Mr. Bobo practiced law at the Washington, D.C. firm of Crowell & Moring, LLP. His education includes a degree in law, a Master of Science in Environmental Science, and degrees in chemistry, biology and psychology. Previously, Mr. Bobo received a research fellowship in international law at Cambridge University, England, served as an advisor to the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee, and taught science in Mekambo, Gabon in Central Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer.
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