President Chooses Connecticut Woman to Be Ambassador to Chile

President Donald Trump has chosen a Connecticut woman to be ambassador to Chile.

The White House announced that the president intends to nominate Leora Rosenberg Levy to be “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Chile.” 

Levy serves as the Republican National Committeewoman for Connecticut. 

She was born in Havana, Cuba and escaped with her family in 1960, according to her biography on the CT GOP website

Levy grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and has lived in Greenwich for the last 29 years.

She graduated from Brown University in 1978 and was a trader at Phibro Salomon, one of only a handful of women worldwide in that position at the time, according to the CT GOP.

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