Date(s) - 10/24/2018
12:00 am - 1:30 pm
Washington State China Relations Council
1301 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Joining WSCRC for this session of the Policy Briefing Series is Lori Otto Punke, President of the Washington Council on International Trade. Lori leads advocacy efforts to increase Washington’s international competitiveness and oversees the management and growth of WCIT. She is also the founder and principal of LOP Strategies, where she helps clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and associations on public affairs, policy and communication.
Lori previously held a variety of senior public affairs positions at Starbucks Coffee Company and Microsoft Corporation, and has served as a senior policy advisor to U.S. Senate leadership. She has a proven track record in advocacy and expertise in trade, technology, intellectual property rights protections, and transportation policy. Lori earned her her B.A. from George Washington University and studied international relations and political science in London and Madrid.