Women's History Month 2011: Julie Eadeh
Julie A. Eadeh, a career member of the Foreign Service, joined the Department of State in 2002 as a Presidential Management Fellow where she served in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. In 2004 she joined the Foreign Service and covered human rights and the first ever Saudi elections as a political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From 2006-2007, Ms. Eadeh was the chief of American Citizen Services at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon and assisted in the largest civilian evacuation of American citizens since World War II. From 2007-2008, Ms. Eadeh worked as the assistant information officer, covering press and media relations, at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.
Ms. Eadeh completed Chinese language training in Taiwan and Shanghai in 2010, and currently serves as the Environment, Science, Technology, Health, and Energy Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai. Upon completion of her assignment to China, Ms. Eadeh will continue advanced Arabic language training in preparation for her onward assignment to Doha, Qatar as the public affairs officer.
Born in Ohio, Ms. Eadeh was raised in Michigan. She is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. Her foreign languages include Chinese, Arabic, French, and Spanish.