Tuesday 16 January 2018

Passionate and kind-hearted – Sam was always destined for top

Caitriona Palmer

BACK in the day amongst those of us who knew Samantha Power as a brilliant law student in Boston, the long-running joke was that she would one day be US Secretary of State.

Now the enigmatic 42-year-old Irishwoman is one step closer to that goal having being named yesterday by President Obama as the new US ambassador to the United Nations.

As someone who has made it their life's mission to raise consciousness about human rights violations across the globe, there is no better person suited to represent the Obama administration in the United Nations than Sam Power.

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