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On April 21, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Rose M. Likins to be Ambassador to the Republic of Peru. The WH released the following brief bio below:
Rose Likins is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. She currently serves as the Deputy Director of the Foreign Service Institute. She was previously Dean of the Foreign Service Institute’s School of Professional and Area Studies. She also served as the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador. Washington assignments include Honduras Desk Officer, Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State, Executive Assistant to the Under Secretary for Global Affairs, Director of the Department’s Operations Center, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Department and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs. Overseas posts include Consular Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey, Mexico, Chief of the political section at the U.S. Embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay and Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria.
She received a BA in Spanish and International Affairs from Mary Washington College.