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Rice Visits Korbel School to discuss the New World (Dis)order

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Irene Weygandt

Director of Communication & Marketing, Josef Korbel School

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On May 19, 2022 Korbel School students, faculty and staff enjoyed an exclusive event with Korbel School alumna and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Rice and Mayer on stage
Rice and Korbel School dean, Fritz Mayer, on stage at event.

In a conversation with the school's dean, Fritz Mayer, Rice shared her thoughts on the challenges reshaping the global order. Drawing from her expertise, the discussion focused on emerging security threats including the impact of Russia's war against Ukraine, rising inequality, increasing polarization, populist movements and the erosion of democratic institutions and norms around the world.

Lynn Antoine Chlela
Korbel School graduate student Lynn Antoine Chlela introduces Rice.

Korbel School graduate student Lynn Antoine Chlela introduced the career diplomat to over 200 of her fellow students. The event concluded with a robust round of Q and A from Korbel Students ranging from questions about cybersecurity to the future of the republican party.

Rice signs autograph
Rice pauses to sign an autograph for a student.

Photos from Condoleezza Rice on the New World (Dis)order

  • Rice greets her former professor

    Condoleezza Rice greets Ved Nanda, her former professor.

  • Condoleezza Rice

    Rice and Korbel School Dean, Fritz Mayer, on stage.

  • Korbel Student Lynn Antoine Chlela

    Korbel School student Lynn Antoine Chlela introduces Condoleezza Rice to the audience.