Lunch Event: Nicholas Kralev Presents "America's Other Army"

Join us as we hear from Harvard Kennedy School alumn Nicholas Kralev as he discusses U.S. Foreign Services and goes behind the scenes on 21st Century Diplomacy.

Nicholas Kralev is an author, journalist and speaker on international affairs, diplomacy and global travel. A former Financial Times and Washington Times correspondent, he has traveled around the world with four U.S. secretaries of state — Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright. He has flown over 2 million miles and visited more than 80 countries.

He is the author of America’s Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st Century Diplomacy and Decoding Air Travel: A Guide to Saving on Airfare and Flying in Luxury. He is also the founder of Kralev International LLC, an air travel consulting and training company. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and speaks five languages.

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Lunch will be held at the beautiful, recently restored Floridan Palace -Mezzanine Hall in Tampa.The Floridan Palace  Located in the heart of Tampa. Built in 1926, this nineteen story hotel has been brought back to its original grandeur. Indulge yourself in old world charm, met with the modern comforts of today. With an eye for detail and a dash of flair, flawless service and luxury awaits you at every turn. The opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of this iconic landmark took place on July 28, 2012, making the Floridan, once more the “crown jewel” of the city of Tampa. 


Lunch will be held from 12:00 - 1:30.

Cost:   $20 per person

Please feel free to bring a guest!

RSVP to Gary Garcia at or 813-817-2705