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International Relations Expert Yvonne Davis

May 20, 2015, 9:30 AM5:00 PM


Yvonne Davis is an international relations expert specializing in politics and world affairs around the globe. She has worked in dozens of countries in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe studying and reporting on critical economic and socio-political issues.

Davis was a Presidential Appointee of George W. Bush, and serves as a guest lecturer and speaker for the U.S. Department of State and Universities worldwide.

Davis holds a M.S. in Leadership and Business Ethics from Duquesne University, and a M.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations, Comparative Politics and Political Theory from the University of Connecticut. She completed graduate leadership studies in Belgium, and completed “The Art and Practice of Leadership,” at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the Executive Leadership Program at Cornell University.

In October of 2013, Davis returned from a public diplomacy trip as a speaker for U.S. Embassy Tokyo; conducting 12-speaking engagements in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Sapporo and Osaka. Davis was the last officially invited speaker to come to Japan in advance of Ambassador Caroline Kennedy taking her post as the first woman appointed by President Barack Obama to be U.S. Ambassador to a Japan.

Davis works closely with high-level officials and key stakeholders to create a unique vision and market branding to develop strong leaders who affect sustainable results. It is her deep knowledge of public affairs, media, and messaging that enables her to design, launch, and administer far-reaching, social marketing campaigns that educate and influence thinking and behavior.

No registration is required; just show up and enjoy this program!

Sponsored by the Mid-Maine Global Forum


May 20, 2015
9:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Bonnie Sammons
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Erskine Academy
309 Windsor Rd.
South China, ME
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