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Emma Sky

Emma Sky

Keynote Speaker: British Expert on the Middle East, Former Political Advisor in Iraq, Current Director of Yale World Fellows

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Emma Sky Biography

Emma Sky is Director of Yale World Fellows and a Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute, where she teaches Middle East politics. She is the author of The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq.

Emma served as advisor to the Commanding General of US Forces in Iraq from 2007-2010; as advisor to the Commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in 2006; as advisor to the US Security Co-ordinator for the Middle East Peace Process in 2005; and as Governorate Co-ordinator of Kirkuk for the Coalition Provisional Authority, 2003-2004.

Prior to that, Emma worked in the Palestinian territories for a decade, managing projects to develop Palestinian institutions; and to promote co-existence between Israelis and Palestinians. In addition, Emma has provided technical assistance on poverty elimination, human rights, justice public administration reform, security sector reform, and conflict resolution in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.

Emma has published numerous articles including in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Politico, Atlantic, Slate, Survival, Center for a New American Security, US Institute of Peace, the Guardian, and the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies.

Emma was educated at Oxford (UK), Alexandria (Egypt), Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) and Liverpool (UK).

Emma is an Officer of the British Empire.

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Emma Sky Videos

America After 9/11: Emma Sky (interview) | FRONTLINE - YouTube
Former US military advisor Emma Sky on Iraq - Newsnight - YouTube
A Conversation with Emma Sky - YouTube

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What topics does Emma Sky speak about?

Emma Sky is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Authors, Political, Middle Eastern Heritage, Inspirational, Empowerment, Female Leadership, Influential Women, World Affairs and Geopolitics.

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Emma Sky is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Political and Middle Eastern Heritage. The estimated speaking fee range to book Emma Sky for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Emma Sky can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Janine di Giovanni, Katty Kay and Fawzia Koofi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Emma Sky for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 08/11/2023.

Emma Sky Videos

America After 9/11: Emma Sky (interview) | FRONTLINE - YouTube
Former US military advisor Emma Sky on Iraq - Newsnight - YouTube
A Conversation with Emma Sky - YouTube
Emma Sky: "The Unraveling" - YouTube
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