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A distinguished scholar and a former chairwoman of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Dr. Stern advises businesses on trade issues that affect their competitiveness in the international economy. She currently serves on the boards of directors of Avaya, Inc., Avon Products, Inc., and Hasbro, Inc. During her years at the ITC, as a commissioner from 1978-1987 and as chairwoman of the 500-person agency from 1984-1986, Dr. Stern analyzed and voted on over 1,000 trade cases involving a broad range of industries and issues. At the time, she was the second highest-ranking woman in the U.S. Government.
She is a former member of the Presidents Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations (ACTPN) (1993-2003), the former Co-Chairperson of the International Competition Policy Advisory Committee (ICPAC) for the Attorney General and the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (1997-2000), and a former Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (1996-1999). Stern was also a Presidentially appointed member of the board of directors of the Inter-American Foundation.
Dr. Stern serves as Vice-Chair of the Atlantic Council of the United States and sits on the Board of Trustees of the Committee for Economic Development. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations the Inter-American Dialogue, the Bretton Woods Committee and the Global Subsidies Initiative High-Level Advisory Group.
Dr. Stern was both a member and senior advisor of the Trade Policy Sub-council of the bipartisan, federally mandated Competitiveness Policy Council; she prepared the Councils proposals for reforming U.S. international economic policymaking, delivered to the Congress and the President in 1993, which guided the trade and export strategy of the Clinton Administration.
She also served on the Congressionally mandated National Academy of Sciences Panel on the Future Design and Implementation of U.S. National Security Export Controls and the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessments advisory panel on Technology, Innovation, and U.S. Trade.
Dr. Stern served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson from 1972-1974 and as a senior legislative assistant from 1976-1977. In the years between, she was a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution where she wrote Waters Edge - Domestic Politics and the Making of American Foreign Policy, a well-received book on Congressional-Executive relations in foreign policy making. In subsequent years, she was a Council on Foreign Relations Fellow and a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. From 1994 to 2000 she served as Alkire Chairholder in International Business at Hamline University.
Her writing on trade and foreign policy, Congress, womens issues, and U.S. relations with the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, and Europe have been widely published in scholarly and more popular journals. She is also a frequent public speaker and television commentator in the United States and overseas.
In 1986, she was singled out by MS magazine as one of the top women influencing the American economy. In 1993, she was the recipient of the Directors Choice Award for Leadership presented by The National Womens Economic Alliance Foundation. She has received honorary degrees in Law from Goucher College and Commercial Science from Babson College and is a recipient of the Alicia Patterson Journalism Award. Dr. Stern recently received the Joseph Papp Award for Racial Harmony from the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding.
Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Dr. Stern received a B.A. from Goucher College, an M.A. in Regional Studies from Harvard, and a Ph.D. in International Affairs from Tufts Universitys Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
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Recent Paula Stern Blogs
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 11:36 pm
American actor and writer Ben Stein is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the AmeriQuest Symposium later this month in Florida. This is the 12th annual event in which AmeriQuest has been involved in, and it is designed to be an opportunity for businesses to get together and discuss solutions to help their organizations grow and keep up with the modern economy. Stein will be at the...[Read More]
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 11:28 pm
The CEO and Lead Designer for the company SpaceX has been announced to be the keynote speaker at the 4th Annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Square from July 7-9. Elon Musk is expected to deliver a great speech with lots of insight given that he works in the aerospace field. The South African born Canadian-American business...[Read More]
Posted on 23 February 2015 | 4:30 pm
American celebrity chef and TV personality Carla Hall delivered a keynote speech about how to cook using smart choices for food to an audience over 350 people at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somersets annual heart health event at the Bridgewater Manor. The Top Chef star was a finalist on the show in seasons five and eight, and she is currently a co-host on ABCs food show...[Read More]
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