Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State;
Goli Ameri served as US Assistant Secretary of State, US Representative to 60th Session of UNGA and Public Delegate to UN Commission on Human Rights, and the Under Secretary for Humanitarian Diplomacy at the International Red Cross. She is currently the CEO & co-Founder of Startitup a mobile accelerator for upskilling Solopreneurs.Born in Iran, Ms. Ameri was educated at Stanford University and the Sorbonne. She serves as Vice Chair of Freedom House and Advisory Boards of Rand Center for Middle East Policy and USC Center for Public Diplomacy. She is the recipient of Ellis Island and Carnegie Corporation Medals of Honor.