More about Ambassador Philip T. Reeker:
Prior to taking up duties in London, Ambassador Reeker led the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs as Acting Assistant Secretary (March 2019-July 2021). From 2017-2019, Ambassador Reeker was Civilian Deputy and Policy Advisor to the Commander of U.S. European Command, in Stuttgart, Germany. He served as the United States Consul General in Milan (2014-2017), and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs focused on the Balkans, Central Europe, and Holocaust Issues (2011-2013). He was U.S. Ambassador to North Macedonia from 2008 to 2011.
Ambassador Reeker is a graduate of Yale University and received an MBA from the Thunderbird School of International Management in Arizona.
Brief description of session:
Ambassador Reeker will greet STEMFest in Space from the U.S Embassy in London. Talking about this years Space Week theme of Women in Space, Ambassador Reeker tells the story of inspirational female American astronaut, Mae Jemison, who followed her dream to become the first black woman to travel into space.