Azita Raji (Persian: آزیتا راجی‎, born September 29, 1961) is an Iranian-born American diplomat, banker, and philanthropist. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in October 2014 to serve as the United States ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, and confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate in February 2016. She presented her credentials to His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on March 15, 2016, and completed her tour of duty on January 20, 2017.

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  • Azita Raji (Persian: آزیتا راجی‎, born September 29, 1961) is an Iranian-born American diplomat, banker, and philanthropist. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in October 2014 to serve as the United States ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, and confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate in February 2016. She presented her credentials to His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on March 15, 2016, and completed her tour of duty on January 20, 2017. Ambassador Raji was nominated for the State Department's highest award for a non-career ambassador, the Sue M. Cobb Prize for Exemplary Diplomatic Service. She was the first female United States ambassador to Sweden, as well as the first Iranian-born American to serve as an ambassador of the United States. (en)
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  • Azita Raji (Persian: آزیتا راجی‎, born September 29, 1961) is an Iranian-born American diplomat, banker, and philanthropist. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in October 2014 to serve as the United States ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, and confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate in February 2016. She presented her credentials to His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on March 15, 2016, and completed her tour of duty on January 20, 2017. (en)
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