From the art world from Washington to Lisbon. Ambassador’s photo

Ensuring the security of Americans in Portugal, deepening economic ties and working together to solve common existential challenges – highlighting “any major challenge posed by the People’s Republic of China to our national security” and “Russia’s destabilizing activities.” These were the three priorities identified by Randy Charno-Levine at her Senate hearing and which secured her confirmation as US Ambassador to Portugal. Philanthropist and cultural diplomat, who until recently served as commissioner and member of the Executive Committee for Special Projects at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, will soon arrive in Lisbon to become the second woman to lead the diplomatic representation of the United States. capital. With this choice, President Joe Biden is following in Lisbon’s tradition of appointing a presidential ambassador rather than a career diplomat.

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