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Monday, September 16, 2013

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do when I graduated from college, lo these many years ago, but at one point I thought the foreign service sounded fun – lots of travel and excitement and probably meaningful work negotiating treaties and saving the world, etc. I passed the difficult written exam and traveled to Kansas City for the in-person interview phase, conducted by three former (all male) diplomats. I prepped hard, studying up on American foreign policy and politics.

The first question this esteemed panel asked me was “What’s your favorite recipe?”

Seriously.

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