2016 Annual General Meeting
We are honored to welcome U.S. Ambassador Azita Raji, as well as our Keynote Speaker, Sweden's Minister of Trade & Innovation Mikael Damberg.
15:00-16:00 Annual General Meeting (members only)
16:00-16:15 Coffee break - non-members are welcome
16:15-17:00 Welcoming remarks followed by Ambassador Azita Raji and
Minister Mikael Damberg
17:00-18:00 Reception with wine and canapés
The Honorable Azita Raji
U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
Azita Raji is the first female to be appointed as U.S. Ambassador to Sweden. She is a Member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships, a position she has held since 2013.
Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Raji also served as the National Finance Vice-Chair for Obama for America in 2012. She received a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Minister for Enterprise & Innovation
As a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, Mikael Damberg has served as Minister for Enterprise & Innovation since 2014. In this capacity, Mr. Damberg's areas of responsibility include: Industrial and innovation issues; Foreign trade and trade policy; State ownership of enterprises.
Prior to his appointment as Minister for Enterprise & Innovation, Mr. Damberg served as a member of the Riksdag from 2002 to 2014.
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