Suzanne DiMaggio is the Vice President of Global Policy Programs, where she oversees Asia Society's task forces, working groups, and Track II initiatives aimed at promoting effective policy responses to the most critical challenges facing the United States and Asia. She is currently leading projects focused on U.S.-Iran relations, Burma/Myanmar, regional security in South Asia, and sustainability issues in Asia, including food and water security. Prior to joining Asia Society in 2007, she was the Vice President of Policy Programs at the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA), where she directed programs aimed at advancing multilateral approaches to global problem solving and encouraging constructive US international engagement.
She has authored a chapter on US-Iran track II diplomacy in The Iran Primer: Power, Politics and US Policy, a new publication from the US Institute of Peace.
Recent publications and media coverage
"Asia in Obama's Second Term," WNYC, 20 Nov 2012.
"Celebrate Aung San Suu Kyi's victory — ease sanctions on Myanmar," CNN.com, 2 April 2012.
"Clinton visit presents opportunity in Myanmar," CNN.com, 30 November 2011.
"The Time Is Right to Appoint a U.S. Envoy to Burma," Huffington Post, 20 April 2011.
Recent publications and appearances on AsiaSociety.org