Fireside Chat with Consul General Dr. Sonja Kreibich
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022
Our popular Fireside Chat | Kamingespräch event format is back!
We are looking forward to welcoming the new German Consul General to the New England States, Dr. Sonja Kreibich, to the GABC as part of our popular Fireside Chat series. Dr. Kreibich took up her post as Consul General in Boston in July 2022.
Meet Consul General Kreibich and hear what priorities she will be setting for her posting in Boston for the next couple of years. She will be talking to us about the impact of the continuing war in Ukraine on Germany as well as the ongoing energy crisis. Exactly one week before the mid-term elections, we will also be hearing about the state of German-US relations. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and mingling with fellow GABC members.
Date: Tuesday, November 1st, 2022
Time: 7PM to 9PM
Location: Private residence in Weston, MA
Cost: $30 | GABC members-only event The Event is Sold Out
Refreshments and drinks included in the ticket price!
Address will be provided when registering.
Dr. Sonja Kreibich recently took up her post as the Consul General of Germany to the New England States in July 2022. Before arriving in Boston, she served at the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin as the Head of Division for Pan African Issues, Southern Africa and the Great Lakes from 2018-22. Prior to this, she served as the Head of Unit for European Migration Policy from 2014-2018, and as press spokesperson in the Speaker’s Office from 2002-2006. Sonja’s roles within the Foreign Office have taken her abroad to the German Permanent Mission to the UN in New York as well as to the German Embassy in Bucharest, Romania. She studied law at the University of Bonn and at the University of Edinburgh and obtained a Dr. iur. from the University of Bonn. Sonja has one daughter.
About the GABC Kamingespräche / Fireside Chats
This is an event format offered twice a year (fall and spring) where a political or economic topic is presented by one keynote speaker in a private setting — the home of a generous host in the Boston area. Fireside Chats are exclusively offered to GABC members only and provide an intimate setting and environment for GABC members to mix and mingle.