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U.S. Embassy Global Affairs Speaker Series at Yale-NUS College: U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar

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In the inaugural address of the U.S. Embassy Global Affairs Speaker Series at Yale-NUS College, Ambassador Wagar will discuss the next fifty years of U.S.-Singapore relations, the enduring U.S. presence in Asia, the U.S. electoral process, and the role of race and religion in America today. Coming two weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address to Congress, this is a unique opportunity to discuss U.S. policy with America’s representative to Singapore. The Ambassador looks forward to taking questions from the audience after his talk.

Kirk Wagar was sworn in as the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore on September 4, 2013. Previously, he was Managing Partner of Wagar Law, P.A., a Miami-based law firm. He served on the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank in 2010, and on the full Ex-Im Bank Advisory Committee for the 2011 and 2012 terms. Ambassador Wagar was the Florida Finance Chair for President Obama and a trustee of the inaugural committee in 2009 and 2013. Ambassador Wagar also served as Florida Finance Chair for the Democratic National Committee for John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign. He has been a member of the boards of the American Association for Justice, the Florida Justice Association, and the National Collegiate Conference Association, which is parent of the National Model United Nations and an NGO of the U.N. Ambassador Wagar received a B.A. from Roberts Wesleyan College and a J.D. from the University of Miami.

Event Timeline
Thu Jan 28, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM SGT
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Venue
Performance Hall at Yale-NUS College, 18 College Avenue West 138528
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Yale-NUS College
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18 College Avenue West 138528 Singapore
Directions
The Performance Hall is located at the main entrance to the College just next to the oculus and collecting pool. If you plan to drive, please park at the Stephen Riady Centre, walk out to College Avenue West, and continue up the street a short distance.
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Yale-NUS College
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