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On May 9th, the American Swiss Foundation hosted its annual gala at the Harvard Club of New York City, where it honored Dr. Vas Narasimhan for his outstanding contributions to strengthening the bilateral relationship between Switzerland and the United States. Over 350 guests gathered in recognition of Dr. Narasimhan’s leadership and to celebrate the Sister Republics.
The American Swiss Foundation today announced that Patricia Schramm, the Foundation’s president has decided to step down as of February 23, 2023 to pursue new opportunities. Ms. Schramm became president in 2003, succeeding Ambassador Faith Whittlesey.
On June 6th, in collaboration with the American Enterprise Institute, the American Swiss Foundation co-hosted "The State of U.S.-Swiss Relations," featuring former United States Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) in conversation with Chair of the American Swiss Foundation, Robert J. Giuffra, Jr. Over 350 individuals joined for the program, both in-person and through the virtual live-stream.
The American Swiss Foundation hosted another groundbreaking event at the New York Stock Exchange featuring key Swiss and American business and diplomatic leaders on October 10, 2023. The keynote featured Christophe Beck, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Ecolab Inc., in conversation with Chair of the American Swiss Foundation, Robert J. Giuffra, Jr. (YL 1996). Over 200 guests were in attendance.
The American Swiss Foundation hosted a conversation on “Exploring the Myth of Artificial Intelligence” with business and policy leaders in Zurich at the ETH AI Center on October 24, 2023.