Date(s) - 10/14/2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us for a conversation with Congresswoman Suzan DelBene to discuss key issues of the current U.S.-China relationship. Congresswoman DelBene represents Washington state’s 1st Congressional District and serves as the Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, Vice Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, and serves on the Select Revenue Measures and Trade Subcommittees.
Suzan will share her views on some of the most pressing issues of the U.S.-China Relationship such as trade and technology, the current administration’s China policy, and implications for U.S. and Washington State businesses. We will then open the session to participant questions.
This event is produced by the WSCRC’s sister organization the Washington State China Relations Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization. The WSCRC provides marketing services for this event on behalf of the WSCRF.
About Congresswoman Suzan DelBene
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene represents Washington’s 1st Congressional District, which spans from northeast King County to the Canadian border and includes parts of King, Snohomish, Skagit, and Whatcom counties.
First sworn into the House of Representatives in November 2012, Suzan takes on a wide range of challenges both in Congress and in the 1st District and is a leader on issues of technology, health care, trade, taxes, environmental conservation, and agriculture.
Suzan currently serves as the Vice Chair on the House Ways and Means Committee, which is at the forefront of debate on a fairer tax code, health care reform, trade deals, and lasting retirement security. She serves on the Select Revenue Measures and Trade Subcommittees.
Suzan also serves as Chair of the forward-thinking New Democrat Coalition, and is co-chair of the Women’s High Tech Caucus, Internet of Things Caucus, and Dairy Caucus. She is also a member of the Pro-Choice Caucus.
She started her career in immunology research before earning an MBA from the University of Washington and embarking on a successful career as a technology leader and innovator. Over more than two decades as an executive and entrepreneur, she helped to start drugstore.com as Vice President of Marketing and Store Development, and served as CEO and President of Nimble Technology, a business software company based on technology developed at the University of Washington. Suzan also spent 12 years at Microsoft, most recently as corporate vice president of the company’s mobile communications business.
Before being elected to Congress, Suzan served as Director of the Washington State Department of Revenue.