Capricia Penavic Marshall

Visiting Fellow

Capricia Penavic Marshall is President of Global Engagement Strategies, LLC, which advises international, public, and private clients on issues relating to the nexus of business and cultural diplomacy and Ambassador-in-Residence at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. Ms. Marshall is the author of the recently published book, Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How to Make It Work for You. She served as White House Social Secretary in the Clinton Administration from 1997 to 2001 and United States Chief of Protocol in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2013. In her posts, she enhanced traditional protocol methods with new tools to build relationships between dignitaries and industry leaders world-wide. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Dr. Robert J. Marshall, and her loving mother, Mary Penavic, and is the proud parent of Robert “Cole” Penavic Marshall.

Expertise: Democracy, Populism, & Domestic Politics; Diplomacy; Gender Equality; International Relations; Latin America

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