Project Pengyou Courtyard Event with Lisa Heller, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, US Embassy Beijing | Project Pengyou
When and Where
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
No. 65 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Guloudong Ave Dongcheng District
Project Pengyou is pleased to invite educators, students and alumni to our courtyard on Tuesday, Sept. 1st, for a fireside chat with American foreign service officer and long-time China Hand, Lisa Heller. Additionally, Elizabeth Knup, Chief Representative of Ford Foundation in China will be moderating the discussion.
TIME: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
RSVP: Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 31. Please indicate in the subject line if you are a student (include your affiliation) or non-student.
This is one of the best times of the year to visit our courtyard, and we look forward to meet with many old and new faces!
Lisa Heller, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs
Lisa Heller has served as Minister Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing since July 2015. Ms. Heller is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Minnesota. She first came to work in China as a teacher at the Dalian Institute of Technology, now the Dalian University of Science and Technology, in 1986. Before returning to China in her first assignment with the Embassy in 1992, she had also worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency and NASA. She has also had additional assignments in Shenyang, Taipei, Beijing (twice), Kyiv, and Seoul.