Linda Thomas Greenfield is the 31st Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations, having been nominated by President Joe Biden. She has raised concerns about tensions between Ethiopia and Tigray. Some of her publications include US Refugee Admission History and Policy, Zimbabwe’s Coup: Net Gain or No Gain, and The Transformation of Diplomacy: How to save the State Department.
Linda Thomas Greenfield was born on November 22, 1952 in Baker, Louisiana, United States of America. The names of her parents and siblings have been kept secret and kept out of the spotlight. From a young age she showed interest in society and wanted to ensure equal opportunities and rights.
Linda completed her high school education at a local school in Louisiana. The details about it were not shared. In 1974 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University. The next year she went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to complete a Masters of Public Administration.
Linda Thomas Greenfield career
Linda joined the External Action Service in 1982 and served as Assistant Assistant Secretary, Office of Population Refugees and Migration, First Assistant Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Ambassador to Liberia, Director General of External Services and Head of Human Resources. She held these positions from 2004 to 2013.
From 2013 to 2017 she was Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the Office of African Affairs at the US Department of State. Later in 2017, she was terminated due to the Trump administration. After three years, she was named an honorary member of President-elect Joe Biden’s agency team.
In November 2020, she was on leave of absence as Senior Vice President at Albright Stonebridge Group. That same year, on November 24, she was named the next US Ambassador to the United Nations. On January 27, 2021, she appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
On February 23, 2021, she was confirmed by the United States Senate by a vote of 78 to 20. In early March 2021, as head of the United States, she became President of the UN Security Council. Her term ended on March 31, 2021. She is currently focused on her duties as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
Linda Thomas Greenfield Social media
Linda is active on social media applications such as Twitter. She joined Twitter in May 2016. So far she has earned 200.7 thousand followers and 322 followers. Her tweets are filled with talk of current affairs, disputes and urges to keep the peace. It also gives opinions on current issues.
Linda Thomas Greenfield Biography
|Real name||Linda Thomas Greenfield|
|date of birth||Nov. 22, 1952|
|Age (as of 2022)||69 years|
|place of birth||Baker, Louisiana, USA|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 172cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 66kg – in pounds – 145 pounds|
|shoe size||8 (USA)|
Linda Thomas Greenfield Family
|school||University of Wisconsin-Madison, Baker High School|
|University||Louisiana State University|
|Who is Linda Thomas Greenfield’s husband?||Lafayette Masteen Greenfield|
|children||Two (Lindsay Greenfield, Lafayette Greenfield II)|
Thomas is married to her husband named Lafayette Masteen Greenfield. Lafayette devoted himself to public service, working for the State Department as a foreign service officer. Their marriage was very private and low key with close family members. They are also blessed with two children named Lindsay Greenfield and Lafayette Greenfield II.
Linda Thomas Greenfield Net Worth
Linda Thomas Greenfield has earned a lot by serving in various posts at the United Nations and the Foreign Service. The details of her salary have not been shared as she earns from the United Nations. However, no official statement or any kind of figures about her wealth and net worth are released at the moment.
Facts About Linda Thomas Greenfield
- She taught political science at Bucknell University.
- She has had overseas posts in many countries such as Switzerland, Pakistan, Kenya, Gambia, Nigeria and Jamaica.
- She was part of a purge of senior State Department officials and a career professional for nearly four years in 2017, according to the Los Angles Times.
- On November 24, she was nominated to join Biden’s cabinet and the National Security Council.
- She accused the People’s Republic of China of committing genocide against the Uighurs.
- Her daughter Lindsay works in the foreign service and was stationed in Bolivia.