Celebrating Finland's Centennial: What Makes Finland Great for Education, Research & Innovation
Kirsti Kauppi became Ambassador of Finland to the United States in September 2015. Prior (2012-2015), she was Political Director at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Helsinki. Kauppi has over 30 years of experience in foreign service including service in Finland's EU mission in Brussels and Finnish Embassies in Vienna, Berlin and Bangkok. In addition to her native Finnish, Kauppi is fluent in English, Swedish, German and French. This event is open to the public, but registration is requested because space is limited. Ms. Kauppi's visit and lecture are sponsored by the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), Vaisala, Finlandia Foundation of Colorado (FCC) and Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE).