Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Consular Corps Representatives Gather at CalChamber Reception

Eleni Kounalakis, Thandile Babalwa Sunduza
California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis greets The Honorable Thandile Babalwa Sunduza, Consul General of South Africa in Los Angeles, at the CalChamber-hosted reception for members of the Consular Corps on June 1. Attendees included representatives of nearly 60 countries. Photo by
Eleni Kounalakis, Dmytro Kushneruk
Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis with The Honorable Dmytro Kushneruk, Consul General of Ukraine in San Francisco at the CalChamber Consular Corps Reception on June 1. Photo by
Kailesh Karavadra, Doris Matsui, Jennifer Barrera, Eleni Kounalakis
At the CalChamber Consular Corps Reception in Sacramento on June 1 are (from left) CalChamber Chair Kailesh Karavadra, Congresswoman Doris Matsui, CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera, and Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis. Photo by
Susanne T. Stirling
Susanne T. Stirling
Susanne T. Stirling, vice president, international affairs, has headed CalChamber international activities for more than four decades. She is an appointee of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the National Export Council, and serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce International Policy Committee, the California International Relations Foundation, and the Chile-California Council. Originally from Denmark, she studied at the University of Copenhagen and holds a B.A. in international relations from the University of the Pacific, where she served as a regent from 2012 to 2021. She earned an M.A. from the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California.

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