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Michele Jeanne Sison, American former ambassador. Recipient Presidential Meritorious Service award.

Background

Sison, Michele Jeanne was born on May 27, 1959 in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Pablo B. and Veronica Sison.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Wellesley College, 1981. Studied at, London School of Economics.

Career

Joined Foreign Service, United States Department State, assigned to United States missions Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1982—1984, Lome, Togo, 1984—1988, Cotonou, Benin, 1988—1991, United States Department State, Douala, Cameroon, 1991—1993, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, 1993—1996, consul general United States Consulate General Chennai, India, 1996—1999. Deputy chief of mission, chargé d’affairs United States Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1999—2002. Principal deputy assistant secretary Bureau South Asian Affairs United States Department State, Washington, 2002—2004, United States ambassador to United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, 2004—2008, United States ambassador to Lebanon Beirut, 2008—2010.

Connections

Married Jeffrey Jones Hawkins (separated). Children: Jessica, Alexandra.

father:
Pablo B.

mother:
Veronica Sison

spouse:
Jeffrey Jones Hawkins

children:
Jessica Sison

Alexandra Sison