Neda Brown began her tenure as Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros, Mexico on August 8, 2018. Previously, Neda was the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda. Prior to Kigali, she served concurrently as the Public Affairs Officer and acting Deputy Chief of Mission in Nassau, The Bahamas.
Neda joined the U.S. diplomatic corps in 2003 and has served as Deputy Press Advisor and Spokesperson for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Media Relations Officer at the Foreign Press Center in New York City, at the White House Situation Room, and at the State Department’s Operations Center. Neda also served overseas at the U.S. Embassies in Colombia and the Dominican Republic.
While Neda was born in Atlanta, Georgia, she lived in Mississippi, Guam, Michigan, Alaska, and Utah before moving to San Antonio, Texas where she completed high school. Neda graduated from Bennett College with a B.A. in political science and earned an M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts. Neda speaks Spanish and has working knowledge of Portuguese and French.