Smith College Alumna Is the New Pakistani Ambassador to the United States

Sherry Rehman, the new Pakistani ambassador to the United States, is a 1985 graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She double majored in art history and political science. She went on to pursue graduate studies at Sussex University.

Rehman spent 20 years as a journalist, most notably as editor of Pakistan’s leading news magazine, The Herald. She later was a member of the Pakistani parliament and served as minister of information and broadcasting.

At a time when relations between Pakistan and the U.S. are the most strained in recent memory, Ambassador Rehman will be in a difficult position.

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