Navigating Congress – A Capitol Hill briefing with Senior Congressional Staffers

Date: Thursday, April 5th
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Location: United States Capitol Visitors Center – Meeting Room South (East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, DC 20004)

Senior Hill staffers will brief the foreign diplomatic corps on the ins and outs of Congress and provide strategies for how to effectively engage with the people running it. Leading the conversation will be Jeffrey Dressler, National Security Advisor to Speaker Paul Ryan; Naz Durakoglu, Senior Policy Advisor to Senator Jeanne Shaheen; and Jamila Thompson, Legislative Director for Representative John Lewis. This Insights@Meridian program is part of Meridian’s Diplomatic Engagement Initiative, which aims to engage international ambassadors and senior diplomats based in Washington in substantive dialogue with visionaries in the U.S. government, nonprofit and private sectors around important domestic and international policy issues.