Mason Alumni Club of China Hosts Guest Speaker and EMBA Program
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The Mason Alumni Club of China (MACC)
invites you to a reception with
Mason's EMBA program
Lisa Rigoli '97, JD '02
Deputy Attache with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), U.S. Embassy in Beijing
Tuesday, May 7th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Reception (6:30 pm) ; Speaker (7:00 pm)
1 Wenjin Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
Tel: 6401 1889
Event is Free for all Mason Alumni who RSVP
Lisa Rigoli is the Deputy Trade Attache for the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) at the US Embassy in Beijing. Prior to joining USTR, Lisa was Deputy Director of Market Access and Compliance for the Department of Commerce at the US embassy in Beijing and before that was a Trade Specialist with the China and Mongolia Office of the Department of Commerce in Washington DC. Lisa is a two-time graduate of Mason, receiving her undergraduate degree in 1997 and her JD in 2002.
Working for both the Office of the US Trade Representative and the Department of Commerce, Lisa has extensive experience working with U.S. companies operating in China and government officials on high-level bilateral trade negotiations, including the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) and the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT). In particular, Lisa’s work has largely focused on policy issues relating to healthcare, IPR, and innovation in China. During her talk, Lisa will share with us both her experience at Mason and her unique understanding of US-China bilateral trade relations.
Fangshan is Beijing’s oldest imperial restaurant, located inside Behai Park. The restaurant features the favorite cuisine of the Empress Dowager Cixi and waitresses dressed as Manchurian courtesans in an opulent setting befitting its historical surroundings. Among the menu selections, the 14-course "Emperor's Dinner" is their most renowned.
Beihai Park, on Qionghua Island behind the White Pagoda Temple
Qionghua Island can be accessed through the East Gate Entrance of Beihai Park
(see map below)
Beihai North Station（北海南站), Line 6
Subway is located just to the northwest of Beihai Park's North Gate
Hope to See You There!
The mission of the Alumni Association is to strengthen George Mason University by engaging alumni through fellowship, programs, and services that encourage active participation in the university community.
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