President Biden announced his intent to nominate Elizabeth Anne Noseworthy Fitzsimmons to be Ambassador to the Republic of Togo. The WH released the following brief bio:
Elizabeth Anne Noseworthy Fitzsimmons, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, is the Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs. From 2018-2021, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Africa and Public Diplomacy. Prior to that, she was Acting Deputy Spokesperson for the Department. Previous assignments include Deputy Executive Secretary to Secretaries Kerry and Tillerson, Senior Advisor at the Foreign Service Institute, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, and the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Fitzsimmons has served overseas in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Cambodia, India and Bulgaria. She has also worked in the State Department’s Operations Center and as Deputy Director of the State Department’s Executive Secretariat. She earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia. Fitzsimmons speaks Bulgarian, French and Chinese.
"If we all leave when it gets hard, who will be left to champion American diplomacy?" Elizabeth Fitzsimmons addresses partisanship in the State Department and the strength of America's oldest cabinet agency in this opinion piece for the @nytimes. https://t.co/NBDDIST2fN
— Academy of Diplomacy (@AcadofDiplomacy) September 18, 2019
Getting started with an intimate policy brief on why US engagement matters with our stellar panel Elizabeth Fitzsimmons, Matthew Harrington, Makila James, and Whitney Young Baird of the @StateDept and @AsstSecStateAF pic.twitter.com/vpzyjHgN2u
— MandelaWshFellowship (@WashFellowship) July 30, 2019
« A travers l’apprentissage de la langue Anglaise les jeunes acquièrent les compétences et connaissances nécessaires au 21ème siècle. Celles-ci les positionnent pour contribuer de manière proactive au développement économique du Congo »-DAS Elizabeth Fitzsimmons @USAenFrancais pic.twitter.com/PETeylQ1qB
— US Embassy Congo-B (@USEmbassyBrazza) November 30, 2018