Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto
Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva
Ambassador Hamamoto oversees U.S. Mission Geneva’s engagement on issues as diverse as refugees/migration, global health, sustainable development, internet governance, international law, climate change and human rights. In 2015, Ambassador Hamamoto launched The Future She Deserves, an initiative focused on collaboration and innovative solutions. She also co-founded Geneva Gender Champions, a leadership network uniting key decision-makers in Geneva to break down gender barriers. Currently, 100 Ambassadors and heads of international organizations have signed on as Geneva Gender Champions. Ambassador Hamamoto received a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management and has previously worked in the energy, telecommunications and financial sectors.