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Name: Reddick, Eunice
Current Position: Previous Ambassador
Eunice S. Reddick began serving as the US ambassador to Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe on November 9, 2007. 
Born in New York City, Reddick received a BA in history and literature from New York University (1973) and a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International Affairs (1975). After completing her graduate studies, she worked for several years at the Africa-America Institute in New York and Washington.
Reddick began her Foreign Service career in 1980 and was posted in 1981 as consular officer to Embassy Harare, Zimbabwe. In 1983, she returned to the State Department and was assigned to the Bureau of Population, Refugee and Migration Affairs to monitor assistance to African refugees. 
From 1986 to 1988, Reddick served as country officer for Tanzania and the India Ocean countries in the Bureau of African Affairs. She was a senior watch officer in the secretary of state’s 24-hour Operations Center, and from 1989-1990, studied Mandarin Chinese at the AIT/Taipei Language School, while on assignment to the political section at Embassy Beijing.
Reddick received the Dean and Virginia Rusk Fellowship in 1993 and spent a year as an associate at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. She was assigned as deputy director in the State Department, first in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Office of Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam Affairs, and secondly in the Office of International Development Assistance in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs
From 1997-2000, Reddick was the chief of the political section at the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Taipei office. From 2002 to 2004, she was director of the Office of Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore Affairs, and from 2005 to 2007, she served as director of the Office of East African Affairs in the State Department Bureau of African Affairs.
Reddick is married to the former Ambassador to Chad, Marc Wall, who also served as the Coordinator for Economic Transition in Iraq. They have two children.
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