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|31st United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
February 25, 2021
|Deputy||Jeffrey Prescott (nominee)|
|Preceded by||Kelly Craft|
|18th Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs|
August 6, 2013 – March 10, 2017
|Deputy||Robert P. Jackson|
|Preceded by||Johnnie Carson|
|Succeeded by||Donald Yamamoto (Acting)|
|Director General of the United States Foreign Service|
April 2, 2012 – August 2, 2013
|Preceded by||Nancy Powell|
|Succeeded by||Arnold Chacón|
|United States Ambassador to Liberia|
August 27, 2008 – February 29, 2012
|President||George W. Bush
|Preceded by||Donald Booth|
|Succeeded by||Deborah R. Malac|
|Born||November 22, 1952
Baker, Louisiana, U.S.
|Education||Louisiana State University (BA)
University of Wisconsin, Madison (MA)
Linda Thomas-Greenfield (born November 22, 1952) is an American politician. Thomas-Greenfield has been the 31st United States Ambassador to the United Nations since February 25, 2021. She was the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the United States Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017.
In November 2020, President Joe Biden announced his plans to nominate Thomas-Greenfield as the next United States Ambassador to the United Nations. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 23, 2021 by a 78 to 20 vote.
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