Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo is president of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, a nonprofit organization that conducts educational programs and Track II diplomatic initiatives regarding security challenges facing the United States. Prior to this position, she was a career foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. She served as U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations and U.S. Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs to the United Nations, during which she handled issues that came before the U.N. Security Council. As Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, she covered issues related to the Western Balkans. She also held the position of U.S. Coordinator for the Stability Pact for Southeast Europe at the Department of State. Ambassador DiCarlo served as Director for United Nations Affairs at the National Security Council; Director, Washington Office of the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Director for Democratic Initiatives for the New Independent States at the Department of State; and Coordinator for Russian and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. Information Agency. Her overseas assignments included tours in Moscow and Oslo. Before joining the U.S. Foreign Service, Ambassador DiCarlo was a member of the Secretariat of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). She holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from Brown University and speaks Russian and French. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Women’s Foreign Policy Group and Women in International Security, and serves as a Trustee of International House, New York City, and on the Advisory Board of Global Cities, a Bloomberg philanthropy.