As the first female ambassador of France in North America, I just started a program to allow female Canadian students be ambassador for a day—and perhaps also in the future.
French Ambassador Kareen Rispal, left, with University of Ottawa student Juliana Trapolino, who shadowed the ambassador for a day on April 3 as part of the French Embassy's new Ambassador for a Day program. Photograph courtesy of the French Embassy
The French writer Stendhal once said: “A vocation is having one’s passion as a profession.”
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