THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES KATHRYN DEE ROBINSON AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA
The President today announced his intent to nominate Kathryn Dee Robinson to be U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana.
Ms. Kathryn Robinson, of Dayton, Tennessee, is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor. Her initial foreign service posting was to the U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai, India. After an assignment in the U.S. Department of State Operations Center and two years of Chinese language training, she served as Consular Section Chief at the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China. She was a Congressional Fellow for then-Representative Al Gore (D-TN) in 1983-1984, Deputy Director of the Office of Thailand-Burma Affairs, and a Management Analyst in the Bureau of Consular Affairs before returning to China in 1988, to be Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. She was Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Medan, Indonesia from 1992 to 1995, and has been Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Korea since 1995.
Ms. Robinson received a B.A. with honors from the University of Tennessee in 1972. She speaks French, Mandarin Chinese, and Indonesian.