The American Chamber of Commerce in Sweden is delighted to welcome The Honorable Azita Raji, U.S. Ambassador to Sweden.
Azita Raji is a Member of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, a position she has held since 2013.
Ms. Raji is engaged in various leadership roles with several civic and non-profit institutions in New York and the District of Columbia. She has served as a Commissioner of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery since 2014. Since 2013, Ms. Raji has served as a Director of the National Partnership for Women and Families, a Member of the Bretton Woods Committee, and an Advisory Board Member of the Economic Advisory Council at the Center for American Progress.
In addition, Ms. Raji has been an Advisory Board Member of the Columbia Business School Social Enterprise Program since 2011, and a Trustee and Executive Committee Member of Barnard College at Columbia University since 2010. She was also a Founding Co-Chair and Advisory Board Member of Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College from 2009 to 2013. A former investment banker and a Member of the Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts since 1991, she held senior positions at several firms, including J.P. Morgan Securities.
Ms. Raji was 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.