Co-Founder and Managing Partner, RiceHadleyGates LLC
Author, former diplomat and advisor on emerging markets, Anja Manuel is Co-Founder and Principal along with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, in RiceHadleyGates LLC, a strategic consulting firm that helps US companies navigate international markets.
She is the author of This Brave New World: India, China and the United States, published by Simon and Schuster in May 2016. From 2005-2007, she served as an official at the U.S. Department of State, responsible for South Asia Policy. A graduate of Harvard Law School and Stanford University, Manuel now also lectures at Stanford University.
She is a frequent commentator on foreign policy for TV and radio, and writes for numerous publications. As part of her book tour, in the past few weeks she appeared on Charlie Rose, BBC, Fox Business, and was published in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Fortune and others. Her book was favorably reviewed in the Wall Street Journal, SF Chronicle and several other US, Indian and UK publications. She sits on a number of profit and non-profit advisory boards including Governor Brown's California Advisory Council on International Trade and Investment.