Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh will promote economic diplomacy and economic security at events in Southern California from December 4-7.

On December 4, Assistant Secretary Singh will deliver remarks at an event hosted by the Claremont Institute, highlighting how economic diplomacy provides opportunities for American businesses and workers in the global marketplace. She will also lead a session with the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and participants in the Economic Bureau’s POWER initiative from Mexico focused on building partnerships.

On December 5, she will conduct meetings and at the RAND Corporation, hold the next Innovation Roundtable focused on artificial intelligence and cyber-security. The Economic Bureau’s series of Innovation Roundtables are a part of Assistant Secretary Singh’s priority of focusing on the future economy and ensuring that the U.S. remains at the leading edge of global innovation.

She will tour the Port of Los Angeles, the largest port in the U.S. by container volume, on December 6 as part of the U.S. Strategic Ports Initiative, focusing on trade, competitiveness and maritime security.

Assistant Secretary Singh will host a panel on economic security and attend the Peace Through Strength Awards dinner at the Reagan Foundation’s National Defense Forum on December 6 and 7.

For updates on Assistant Secretary Singh, follow her on Twitter @EconAtState.

 

U.S. Department of State

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