SSP Welcomes Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins as the Keynote Speaker at the 2022 Ruina Nuclear Age Talk | 2022 | News

The Jack Ruina Nuclear Age Talk 2022 | Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins
Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins next to Taylor Fravel

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins is the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. She has served in this role since July 22, 2021. Prior to this position, she served in the Obama Administration from July 2009 to January 2017 as Special Envoy and Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (ISN). She was the State Department lead for the 2010-2016 Nuclear Security Summits and the the US Representative to the G7 Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weaspons and Materials of Mass Destruction.


For a full biography, please visit her page here


The annual Jack Ruina Nuclear Age Dinner took place on November 1, 2022 at the Royal Sonesta Boston. The Nuclear Age Dinner was endowed by former SSP Director and MIT Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, Jack Ruina. The guest for the 2022 Ruina Dinner was Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, the United States Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, who spoke about the past and enduring importance of non-proliferation and arms control in U.S. foreign policy.