Joanne Wagner appointed as US Consul General in Karachi
KARACHI: Joanne Wagne, United States Senior Foreign Service career member on Friday took charge of position as the United States Consul General in Karachi.
Recently, she served in Washington DC with the Board of Examiners, helping to select the next generation of US diplomats.
Previously, she was the US Assistance Coordinator in Kyiv, Ukraine, where she was responsible for coordinating US Government support activities with the Ukrainian Government and other donors.
Her credentials include a long list of achievements including serving as Minister-Counselor for Political Affairs at the United States Mission to the European Union, Deputy Director of the Office of Pakistan Affairs and Deputy Counselor for Political-Military Affairs at the United States Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan and Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi.
Consul General Wagner has obtained a Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law and a Masters in National Security Strategy from the National War College of the National Defense University.
Furthermore, she is a fan of Broadway musicals and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, as well as an occasional amateur composer, whose first piece debuted at Brussels’ Palais des Beaux Arts with a 100-voice choir and full symphony orchestra.