Dolores Marie Brown
Dolores Marie Brown , a member of ACE Health Foundation's ACE Global Leaders of Excellence Network, retired from the Foreign Service after a 33-year career and joined the staff of the American Foreign Service Association as the Counselor for Retirees. Her career focused on the nexus of policy and operations and included acting assistant secretary in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, deputy chief of Mission in Tallinn, Estonia, deputy director of the Operations Center responsible for the 24/7 Watch, and the first State Department official seconded to the newly established FBI Terrorist Screening Center to fortify the U.S.’s borders after 9/11. Dolores has a bachelor’s degree from Barnard College and a master’s degree from the School of International Affairs at Columbia University, focusing on Russian history and politics. She is a four-time recipient of the Department of State’s Superior Honor Award and received the Director’s Award from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for her work founding the Terrorist Screening Center. Her late husband, Graham Brown, was a foreign correspondent for Agence France- Presse and was known for his reporting in the last years of apartheid and during the Chechen conflict. She has two grown sons, Richard and Will.