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Linda Thomas-Greenfield
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31st United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Assumed office
February 25, 2021
President Joe Biden
Deputy Jeffrey Prescott (nominee)
Preceded by Kelly Craft
18th Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
In office
August 6, 2013 – March 10, 2017
President Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Deputy Robert P. Jackson
Preceded by Johnnie Carson
Succeeded by Donald Yamamoto (Acting)
Director General of the United States Foreign Service
In office
April 2, 2012 – August 2, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Nancy Powell
Succeeded by Arnold Chacón
United States Ambassador to Liberia
In office
August 27, 2008 (2008-08-27) – February 29, 2012 (2012-02-29)
President George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Preceded by Donald Booth
Succeeded by Deborah R. Malac
Personal details
Born November 22, 1952 (1952-11-22) (age 68)
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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