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Yousef Al Otaiba (F’95)

United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States Location: Georgetown University, Davis Performing Arts Center Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) At the age of 18, Al Otaiba left his home in the United Arab Emirates to attend Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, his first visit to the United States. He [...]

C. David Welch (F’75)

Former Assistant Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State Location: Wagner Alumni House Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) With career Foreign Service officers for parents—one of whom attended Georgetown—Welch grew up around the world. Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service was a natural choice for him, and Welch entered [...]

The Hon. Timothy A. Chorba (C’68)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) In 1964, Chorba began his studies at Georgetown alongside classmate Bill Clinton (F’68). He was inspired by the Jesuit cultivation of a “love of learning.” He remembers professor William J. O’Brien and his class [...]

H.R.H. Prince Turki Al Faisal (B’68)

Former Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom (2003) and United States (2005-2006) Former Director of Saudi Arabia General Intelligence Directorate Location: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Here, H.R.H. Prince Turki Al Faisal reflects on his time at Georgetown in the mid-60s. He [...]

The Hon. Christopher “Kit” Ashby (F’68)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay Location: Georgetown Public Policy Institute Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Ashby remembers the turmoil and excitement of the 1960s. Because of his last name, he was housed near another freshman, Bill Clinton (F’68), in their dormitory. Their friendship grew over conversations at dinner, and both worked [...]