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Safiya Ghori-Ahmad

South Asia Director at McLarty Associates; Former Political-Military Team Leader at the Office of the Special Representative to Afghanistan & Pakistan

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Safiya Ghori-Ahmad Biography

Safiya Ghori-Ahmad serves as the South Asia Director at McLarty Associates, a global strategic consulting firm, where she advises multinational companies on market entry and growth strategies across Asia. Ghori-Ahmad also serves as a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and on the board of Women in International Trade (WIIT) and the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST).

Ghori-Ahmad previously served on the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as an advisor to the Chairman on South and Central Asia. She also served in the State Department, as an advisor on Pakistan and Afghanistan in the Office of the Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) under Secretaries Clinton and Kerry. She began her State Department career in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, where she managed portfolios in South Asia and traveled extensively throughout the region promoting good governance, transparency, and the rule of law.

Prior to joining McLarty Associates, Ghori-Ahmad led global business development at an international law firm in her hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas, where her work took her to Southeast Asia and beyond.

Ghori-Ahmad was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served on the board of the ACLU of Arkansas. She frequently speaks on panels related to US politics, foreign policy, national security, diversity and inclusion, and trade and has been featured at the Aspen Ideas Festival, thinktanks, and news outlets. She holds a JD and MA from the University of Arkansas and speaks fluent Hindi and Urdu and intermediate Arabic.

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South Asia Director at McLarty Associates; Former Political-Military Team Leader at the Office of the Special Representative to Afghanistan & Pakistan

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Safiya Ghori-Ahmad Biography

Safiya Ghori-Ahmad serves as the South Asia Director at McLarty Associates, a global strategic consulting firm, where she advises multinational companies on market entry and growth strategies across Asia. Ghori-Ahmad also serves as a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and on the board of Women in International Trade (WIIT) and the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST).

Ghori-Ahmad previously served on the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as an advisor to the Chairman on South and Central Asia. She also served in the State Department, as an advisor on Pakistan and Afghanistan in the Office of the Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) under Secretaries Clinton and Kerry. She began her State Department career in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, where she managed portfolios in South Asia and traveled extensively throughout the region promoting good governance, transparency, and the rule of law.

Prior to joining McLarty Associates, Ghori-Ahmad led global business development at an international law firm in her hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas, where her work took her to Southeast Asia and beyond.

Ghori-Ahmad was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served on the board of the ACLU of Arkansas. She frequently speaks on panels related to US politics, foreign policy, national security, diversity and inclusion, and trade and has been featured at the Aspen Ideas Festival, thinktanks, and news outlets. She holds a JD and MA from the University of Arkansas and speaks fluent Hindi and Urdu and intermediate Arabic.

Safiya Ghori-Ahmad Videos

  • Leading from One's Perch: Case Studies in 21st Century Activism ...
    Mar 18, 2022 ... ... Deputy Director, UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative Moderator: Safiya Ghori-Ahmad, Director, McLarty and Associates.
  • Tabadlab Policy Roundtable 16 - FATF Verdict: What Next for Pakistan?
    The FATF decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list in the plenary meeting in October. At the same time, the taskforce acknowledged the progress has...
  • Bridging Faiths in a Divided America
    For many Americans, faith is the animating force behind their beliefs and actions, yet that aspect of identity is often deeply misunderstood or goes...

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  • How to book Safiya Ghori-Ahmad?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Safiya Ghori-Ahmad for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Safiya Ghori-Ahmad, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Safiya Ghori-Ahmad or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Safiya Ghori-Ahmad?

    Booking fees for Safiya Ghori-Ahmad, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Safiya Ghori-Ahmad, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Safiya Ghori-Ahmad?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Safiya Ghori-Ahmad for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Safiya Ghori-Ahmad for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Safiya Ghori-Ahmad or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Safiya Ghori-Ahmad or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Safiya Ghori-Ahmad is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Safiya Ghori-Ahmad for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Safiya Ghori-Ahmad generally travels from Arlington, VA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peter van Agtmael, Suzanne Kianpour, Vijay Prashad, John W. Nicholson Jr. and Carter Malkasian. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Safiya Ghori-Ahmad for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Safiya Ghori-Ahmad Speaker Videos

  • Leading from One's Perch: Case Studies in 21st Century Activism ...
    Mar 18, 2022 ... ... Deputy Director, UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative Moderator: Safiya Ghori-Ahmad, Director, McLarty and Associates.
    Tabadlab Policy Roundtable 16 - FATF Verdict: What Next for Pakistan?
    The FATF decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list in the plenary meeting in October. At the same time, the taskforce acknowledged the progress has Pakistan made, having largely addressed 21 points...
  • Bridging Faiths in a Divided America
    For many Americans, faith is the animating force behind their beliefs and actions, yet that aspect of identity is often deeply misunderstood or goes ignored. Faith communities are locally embedded...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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