Marie Royce was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational
and Cultural Affairs on March 30, 2018. In this capacity, she oversees a
wide range of programs that advance U.S. foreign policy objectives through
educational, professional, cultural and sports exchanges that promote
mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people
of other nations and create networks and partnerships to advance U.S.
foreign policy goals and address global challenges and opportunities.
Ms. Royce has been the CEO and Principal of Marie Royce, LLC in
Fullerton, California since 2016. She has over 30 years of experience in the
private sector with Fortune 500 companies and as a small business owner.
Ms. Royce earned a BSBA (Double Major) at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a MBA at Georgetown University in International Business, with honors, Beta Gamma Sigma. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.