Susan Rice, Tough Love (WBEZ Event)/SEE VENUE CHANGE!

Susan Rice will be interviewed by NPR's Lakshmi Singh about her book (out October 8) recalling pivotal moments from her career as a National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Taught early, with tough love, how to compete and excel as an African American woman in settings where people of color are few, Susan shares the wisdom she learned along the way. For ticket info, look here!

All tickets include a hardcover copy of Ambassador Rice’s new book Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.

Join WBEZ Chicago on October 20 for a special conversation with Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Fresh off the release of her book Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, Ambassador Rice comes to Chicago for a candid discussion about her life as a mother, wife, scholar, diplomat, and champion of American interests and values.  

Ambassador Rice currently serves as Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the School of International Service at American University, a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. She previously served as National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama from 2013- 2017 and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 2009 to 2013.

This event will be moderated by Lakshmi Singh, midday newscaster and guest host for NPR. During the moderated discussion attendees will receive an insider’s account of some of the most complex security issues confronting the United States and have an opportunity to ask questions during an audience Q&A. All tickets include a hardcover copy of Ambassador Rice’s new book Tough Love where Ambassador Rice powerfully connects the personal and the professional. Tickets are non-refundable and non-returnable.

Event date: 

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago,
Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501189975
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 8th, 2019

Recalling pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy, Susan E.