List of female ambassadors of the United States

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This is a list of women who are or have ever been ambassadors of the United States.

List[edit]

Name Picture Post Term Start Term End
Eugenie Anderson US Minister to Bulgaria Eugenie M. Anderson 1962 (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to Denmark December 22, 1949 January 19, 1953
Margaret Joy Tibbetts MJTibbettsUSEmbassyOslo.jpg United States Ambassador to Norway October 6, 1964 May 23, 1969
Eileen R. Donovan[1] EileenRDonovan1968.png United States Ambassador to Barbados September 5, 1969 August 3, 1974
Anne L. Armstrong Anne Armstrong 1982.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom March 17, 1976 March 3, 1977
Anne Cox Chambers[2] United States Ambassador to Belgium June 17, 1977 January 17, 1981
Sally Shelton-Colby United States Ambassador to Barbados June 7, 1979 February 24, 1981
Jeane Kirkpatrick Od jeane-kirkpatrick-official-portrait 1-255x301.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations February 4, 1981 April 1, 1985
Jane Abell Coon[3] United States Ambassador to Bangladesh June 30, 1981 August 3, 1984
Harriet Winsar Isom (acting) Wwwjisom.jpg United States Ambassador to Laos August 1986 August 1989
Harriet Winsar Isom Wwwjisom.jpg United States Ambassador to Benin January 26, 1990 November 14, 1992
Jennifer C. Ward Jennifer C. Ward (page 14 crop).jpg United States Ambassador to Niger March 25, 1991 May 28, 1993
Harriet Winsar Isom[4] Wwwjisom.jpg United States Ambassador to Cameroon August 17, 1992 January 15, 1996
Ruth A. Davis[5] United States Ambassador to Benin August 17, 1992 November 3, 1995
Harriet C. Babbitt United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States April 12, 1993 November 30, 1997
Elizabeth Frawley Bagley Elizabeth Frawley Bagley.jpg United States Ambassador to Portugal September 21, 1994 October 3, 1997
Prudence Bushnell PrudenceBushnell.gif United States Ambassador to Kenya September 1996 August 1999
Madeleine Albright Albrightmadeleine.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations January 27, 1993 January 21, 1997
Jeanette W. Hyde United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean April 14, 1994 January 31, 1998
Donna Hrinak United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic July 22, 1994 December 8, 1997
Donna Hrinak United States Ambassador to Bolivia January 14, 1998 July 17, 2000
Carolyn Curiel[6] United States Ambassador to Belize January 19, 1998 March 1, 2001
Barbro Owens-Kirkpatrick United States Ambassador to Niger September 10, 1999 July 12, 2002
Donna Hrinak United States Ambassador to Venezuela August 25, 2000 January 23, 2002
Donna Hrinak United States Ambassador to Brazil April 23, 2002 June 26, 2004
Mary Ann Peters[7] United States Ambassador to Bangladesh September 15, 2000 June 19, 2003
Pamela E. Bridgewater Amb Pam Bridgewater 140.jpg United States Ambassador to Benin September 15, 2000 December 10, 2002
Gail D. Mathieu[8] Gail D Mathieu.jpg United States Ambassador to Niger October 3, 2002 September 30, 2005
Mary Kramer Mary E. Kramer - Official Portrait - 80th GA.jpg United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean March 30, 2004 October 30, 2006
Anne W. Patterson Anne W Patterson ambassador 2011.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations (acting) January 13, 2005 August 2, 2005
Catherine Todd Bailey Catherine Todd Bailey.jpg United States Ambassador to Latvia January 20, 2005 February 4, 2008
Marie Yovanovitch Marie L Yovanovitch.jpg United States Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan February 4, 2005 February 4, 2008
Pamela E. Bridgewater Amb Pam Bridgewater 140.jpg United States Ambassador to Ghana June 21, 2005 June 10, 2008
Cindy Courville Cindy L Courville.jpg United States Ambassador to the African Union December 22, 2006 June 1, 2008
Patricia A. Butenis Ambassador butenis.jpg United States Ambassador to Bangladesh April 13, 2006 June 23, 2007
Gayleatha B. Brown Gayleatha B Brown.jpg United States Ambassador to Benin July 25, 2006 August 22, 2009
Bernadette Allen Bernadette M Allen.jpg United States Ambassador to Niger February 21, 2006 January 15, 2010
Jeanine Jackson Jeanine E. Jackson.jpg United States Ambassador to Burkina Faso March 24, 2006 August 4, 2009
Karen B. Stewart Karen B Stewart ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Belarus October 24, 2006 March 12, 2008
Mary M. Ourisman[9] Mary M Ourisman.jpg United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean November 7, 2006 January 16, 2009
Gail D. Mathieu[8] Gail D Mathieu.jpg United States Ambassador to Namibia November 15, 2007 September 4, 2010
Eunice Reddick[10] Eunice S Reddick.jpg United States Ambassador to Gabon December 6, 2007 July 18, 2010
Eunice Reddick[10] Eunice S Reddick.jpg United States Ambassador to São Tomé and Príncipe April 15, 2008 July 18, 2010
Liliana Ayalde Liliana Ayalde.jpg United States Ambassador to Paraguay August 11, 2008 August 5, 2011
Marie Yovanovitch Marie L Yovanovitch.jpg United States Ambassador to Armenia September 22, 2008 June 9, 2011
Susan Rice[11] Susan Rice, official State Dept photo portrait, 2009.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations January 26, 2009 June 30, 2013
Laurie S. Fulton Laurie S. Fulton.jpg United States Ambassador to Denmark July 15, 2009 February 15, 2013
Gayleatha B. Brown Gayleatha B Brown.jpg United States Ambassador to Burkina Faso (acting) August 4, 2009 August 5, 2010
Patricia A. Butenis[12] Ambassador butenis.jpg United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka
United States Ambassador to the Maldives
August 19, 2009 June 29, 2012
Vilma Socorro Martínez Vilma Socorro Martínez.jpg United States Ambassador to Argentina September 18, 2009 July 4, 2013
Nicole Avant Avant, Nicole.JPG United States Ambassador to The Bahamas October 22, 2009 November 21, 2011
Anne S. Andrew Anne Slaughter Andrew ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Costa Rica January 12, 2010 June 13, 2013
Mari Carmen Aponte Mari Carmen Aponte ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to El Salvador September 27, 2010 January 2, 2011
June 29, 2012 December 9, 2015
Karen B. Stewart Karen B Stewart ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Laos November 16, 2010 August 8, 2013
Pamela E. Bridgewater Pamela E Bridgewater ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Jamaica December 1, 2010 November 25, 2013
Bisa Williams[13] Bisa Williams ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Niger 29 October 2010 June 30, 2014
Jeanine Jackson Jeanine E. Jackson.jpg United States Ambassador to Malawi May 5, 2011 September 25, 2014
Mary Beth Leonard Mary Beth Leonard official portrait.jpg United States Ambassador to Mali November 22, 2011 September 22, 2014
Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley[14] Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley.jpg United States Ambassador to Malta May 2, 2012 January 26, 2016
Rosemary DiCarlo Rosemary DiCarlo official portrait.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations (acting) June 30, 2013 August 5, 2013
Samantha Power Samantha Power.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations August 5, 2013 January 20, 2017
Denise Bauer Ambassador Bauer Official.png United States Ambassador to Belgium September 26, 2013 January 20, 2017
Liliana Ayalde Liliana Ayalde 2017.jpg United States Ambassador to Brazil October 31, 2013 January 3, 2017
Cynthia Akuetteh[15] Cynthia Akuetteh - 2016 (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to São Tomé and Príncipe August 1, 2014 February 26, 2018
Cynthia Akuetteh[15] Cynthia Akuetteh - 2016 (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to Gabon August 13, 2014 February 26, 2018
Nina Hachigian[16] Ambassador Nina Hachigian.jpg United States Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations September 2014 January 20, 2017
Eunice Reddick[10] Eunice S Reddick.jpg United States Ambassador to Niger September 12, 2014 January 25, 2018
Maureen Cormack[17] Maureen-Cormack-8x10.jpg United States Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina January 16, 2015 January 16, 2019
Jennifer Zimdahl Galt Ambassador-Jennifer-Zimdahl-Galt.jpg United States Ambassador to Mongolia October 5, 2015 March 29, 2018
Laura Farnsworth Dogu LauraDoguamb.jpg United States Ambassador to Nicaragua October 6, 2015 October 30, 2018
Lucy Tamlyn[18] Lucy Tamlyn official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to Benin October 23, 2015 October 17, 2018
Jean Elizabeth Manes[19] Jean E. Manes.jpg United States Ambassador to El Salvador December 9, 2015 July 31, 2019
Patricia Alsup C. Patricia Alsup.jpg United States Ambassador to the Gambia January 13, 2016 September 22, 2018
Linda Swartz Taglialatela[20] Linda Swartz Taglialatela.jpg United States Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS February 1, 2016 Incumbent
Marie Yovanovitch[21] Marie L. Yovanovitch.jpg United States Ambassador to Ukraine August 29, 2016 May 20, 2019
Karen B. Stewart Karen B. Stewart (3).jpg United States Ambassador to the Marshall Islands July 25, 2016 January 27, 2020
Mary Beth Leonard Mary Beth Leonard.jpg United States Ambassador to the African Union September 13, 2016 September 14, 2019
Adrienne Galanek Adrienne Galanek profile.jpg U.S. Chargé d'Affaires for Belize January 20, 2017 July 21, 2018
Michele J. Sison Michele-Sison--347x433.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations (acting) January 20, 2017 January 27, 2017
Nikki Haley[22] Nikki Haley official portrait.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations January 27, 2017 December 31, 2018
Kay Bailey Hutchison[23] Kay Bailey Hutchison official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to NATO August 28, 2017 January 20, 2021
Carla Sands Carla Sands official photo (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to Denmark November 2, 2017 January 20, 2021
Nina Maria Fite[24] Nina Maria Fite official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to Angola February 14, 2018 November 8, 2021
Michele J. Sison Michele-Sison--347x433.jpg United States Ambassador to Haiti February 21, 2018 October 9, 2021
Mara Tekach[25] United States Ambassador to Cuba (acting) July 20, 2018 July 21, 2020
Jenifer H. Moore Jenifer H. Moore.jpg United States Ambassador to Belarus (acting) August 17, 2018 July 27, 2020
Lucy Tamlyn Lucy Tamlyn official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to the Central African Republic February 6, 2019 January 17, 2022
Lynne M. Tracy[26] Lynne M. Tracy official photo (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to Armenia March 1, 2019 January 5, 2023
Eunice Reddick[10] Eunice S Reddick.jpg United States Chargé d’Affaires to Burundi May 5, 2019 March 2, 2021
Patricia Mahoney[27] Patricia A. Mahoney official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to Benin July 4, 2019 February 2022
Melissa A. Brown[28] Melissa A. Brown.jpg Ambassador of the United States to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (acting) August 2019 March 31, 2022
Jessica Lapenn[29] Jessica E. Lapenn official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to the African Union October 14, 2019 Incumbent
Kelly Craft[30] Kelly Knight Craft.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations September 12, 2019 January 20, 2021
Mary Beth Leonard[31] Mary Beth Leonard official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to Nigeria December 24, 2019 Incumbent
Kelley Eckels Currie[32] Kelley Eckels Currie official photo.jpg United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues January 14, 2020 January 20, 2021
Yuri Kim[33] Yuri P. Kim official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to Albania January 27, 2020 Incumbent
Roxanne Cabral[34] Roxanne J. Cabral (2).jpg United States Ambassador to the Marshall Islands February 6, 2020 Incumbent
Jessica Davis Ba 2020 One Team Award Winner- Jessica Davis Ba (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to Chad (acting) May 1, 2020 November 8, 2021
Charisse Phillips[35] Charisse Phillips.jpg United States Chargé d'affaires to Bolivia August 26, 2020 October 7, 2022
Sandra E. Clark AmbassadorClark.jpg United States Ambassador to Burkina Faso September 25, 2020 Incumbent
Julie D. Fisher[36] Julie Fisher.jpg United States Ambassador to Belarus December 23, 2020 June 9, 2022
MaryKay Carlson[37] MaryKay Loss Carlson.jpg United States Ambassador to Argentina (acting) January 20, 2021 January 24, 2022
Yael Lempert[38] Yael Lempert.jpg Chargé d’Affaires to the United Kingdom January 20, 2021 August 1, 2021
Linda Thomas-Greenfield[39] Linda Thomas-Greenfield 2013.jpg United States Ambassador to the United Nations February 25, 2021 Incumbent
Melanie Harris Higgins Melanie Harris Higgins official photo.jpg United States Ambassador to Burundi March 2, 2021 Incumbent
Leyla Moses-Ones CDA-Moses-Ones-Official.jpg U.S. Chargé d'Affaires for Belize August 2021 December 5, 2022
Victoria Reggie Kennedy Victoria Reggie Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Austria January 12, 2022 Incumbent
Denise Bauer[40] Ambassador Bauer Official.png United States Ambassador to France &

United States Ambassador to Monaco

February 5, 2022 Incumbent
Elizabeth Moore Aubin Elizabeth Moore Aubin.jpg United States Ambassador to Algeria February 9, 2022 Incumbent
Sharon L. Cromer Ambassador-Cromer.jpg United States Ambassador to the Gambia March 18, 2022 Incumbent
Patricia Mahoney Patricia A. Mahoney, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to the Central African Republic April 8, 2022 Incumbent
Laura Farnsworth Dogu LauraDoguamb.jpg United States Ambassador to Honduras April 12, 2022 Incumbent
Caryn McClelland Caryn R. McClelland, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Brunei May 24, 2022 Incumbent
Claire A. Pierangelo Claire A. Pierangelo, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Madagascar June 29, 2022 Incumbent
Jane D. Hartley Priti Patel and Jane Hartley (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom July 19, 2022 Incumbent
MaryKay Carlson MaryKay Loss Carlson.jpg United States Ambassador to the Philippines July 22, 2022 Incumbent
Caroline Kennedy[41] Caroline Kennedy US State Dept photo (1).jpg United States Ambassador to Australia July 25, 2022 Incumbent
Meg Whitman Meg Whitman, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Kenya August 5, 2022 Incumbent
Bernadette Meehan[42] Bernadette Meehan, U.S. Ambassador.png United States Ambassador to Chile September 30, 2022 Incumbent
Carrin Patman Carrin F. Patman, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Iceland October 6, 2022 Incumbent
Shefali Razdan Duggal Shefali Razdan Duggal, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to the Netherlands October 19, 2022 Incumbent
Constance J. Milstein Constance J. Milstein, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Malta October 27, 2022 Incumbent
Angela Aggeler Angela Aggeler, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State.jpg United States Ambassador to North Macedonia November 8, 2022 Incumbent
Mari Carmen Aponte Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte.jpg United States Ambassador to Panama November 21, 2022 Incumbent
Marie C. Damour Marie Damour, U.S. Ambassador.jpg United States Ambassador to Fiji November 24, 2022 Incumbent
Michelle Kwan[41] Michelle Kwan 2006 (cropped).jpg United States Ambassador to Belize December 5, 2022 Incumbent
Elizabeth Frawley Bagley 445Bagley Elizabeth 2021 4x6.jpg United States Ambassador to Brazil January 9, 2023 Incumbent

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