The Honorable Marie Royce

Marie is a businesswoman, diplomat, and educator who serves on the Advisory Boards for Cognito Health, and the USC Center for Public Diplomacy.

She recently served as Assistant Secretary of State, Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), where she had the honor of leading a global team of 674 employees, overseeing two Presidentially-appointed Boards (Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and Cultural Property Advisory Committee – CPAC), and a budget of $760 million. Assistant Secretary Royce was sworn into office after being unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Ms. Royce has 25+ years of global experience in the Fortune 500.

She also served as a full-time visiting professor and is a small business owner. 

Strength finders strengths: 
Achiever, Maximizer, Self-Assurance, Arranger, Strategic

Marie Royce