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Samantha Power (born September 21, 1970 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish-born American academic and diplomat. She is the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. She was a senior adviser to Barack Obama. She ended that job in March 2008. She is listed as the 63rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.[1]

Power was born in Ireland. She moved to Pittsburgh when she was nine. She graduated from Yale University in 1992.[2]