June 10, 2018
Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, is visiting Taiwan June 10-14, 2018, to participate in a dedication ceremony for the American Institute in Taiwan’s new office complex and to promote educational and cultural partnerships.
During her visit, Ms. Royce will also hold discussions with the Taiwan authorities on the many partnerships and exchanges between the United States and Taiwan, meet with alumni of U.S. exchange programs, and engage with the local and foreign businesses community on entrepreneurship and the business climate.
Assistant Secretary Royce oversees a wide range of programs that advance U.S. foreign policy objectives through educational, professional, cultural, and sports exchanges that promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other nations, and that create networks and partnerships to advance U.S. foreign policy goals and address global challenges and opportunities.
Prior to joining the State Department, Ms. Royce worked in business and academia. She has over 30 years of experience in the private sector with Fortune 500 companies and as a small business owner, creating and launching start-ups and new initiatives. In addition to many years working in international business, she has led an international grant program and served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations.