Randa Fahmy Hudome

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Randa Fahmy Hudome "has more than fifteen years of experience in the international affairs arena, including service in both the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government, as well as in the private sector. She is the President of Fahmy Hudome International (FHI), a strategic consulting firm that provides critical advice and counsel to businesses and governments with an interest in United States energy and foreign policy.

"Prior to assuming the presidency of FHI, Randa served as the Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy in the Administration of President George W. Bush. Ms. Fahmy Hudome analyzed, monitored and assessed energy policy as it related to the impact on foreign policy, national security, trade promotion and investment. She coordinated international policy objectives with the White House, and the Departments of State and Commerce...

"Prior to her executive branch experience, Ms. Fahmy Hudome was Foreign Policy Counselor to Senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI). During the six years she spent in the legislative branch, she was credited with shaping many pieces of legislation which affected U.S. interests abroad. From 1992-1994, she was the congressional liaison for the National Association of Arab Americans (NAAA), the premier lobbying organization of the Arab American community which is devoted to promoting peace and stability in the Middle East through a balanced U.S. foreign policy in the region. Ms. Fahmy Hudome has long been an effective spokesperson on Arab American and Middle East issues. She routinely analyzes the political situation in the Middle East before the American media and Arab Satellite television audiences including Al-Jazeera, Al-Arabiya, the Arab Network of America, Egyptian Television, Middle East Broadcasting, and the Arabic Channel of New York. Most recently she authored a Wall Street Journal opinion editorial entitled “Hidden Assets,” which calls upon the U.S. Government to utilize the talents of the Arab and Muslim American community in the global war on terror.

"Ms. Fahmy Hudome was an associate attorney at the New York law firm of Willkie, Farr and Gallagher. She practiced in the Washington, D.C. office, where she specialized in the areas of communications, international trade, and corporate litigation. Ms. Fahmy Hudome maintains bar memberships in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of International Trade. Ms. Fahmy Hudome received her juris doctor in 1990 from the Georgetown University Law Center, in Washington, D.C., where her course work concentrated on international law and comparative legal systems. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in political science and international studies from Wilkes University in Wilkes?Barre, Pennsylvania.

"Ms. Fahmy Hudome has been appointed to a number of U.S. Government and non-profit boards including: The United States Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, United States Department of State Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Professional Advisory Board, One Global Economy, KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights; the National Arab American Museum, One Global Economy, Rene Mowad Foundation, ANERA: American Near East Refugee Aid. She is also a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, the Women's Foreign Policy Group and the National Foreign Trade Council." [1]