UN ambassadors: Trump’s nominee is Nikki Haley, Obama’s selection has been Stephanie Power.
Power covered the Yugoslav wars as a journalist, won a Pulitzer for a book on genocide, attended the Harvard Kennedy School where she led its Human Rights Initiative, and served as a foreign policy adviser for then-Sen. Obama before joining the National Security Council when he became president. Powers is known for advocating moral intervention.
During her tenure as governor, which began in 2011, Haley has taken “at least eight” trips abroad according to her home-state newspaper, the Post and Courier.
(From Think Progress, https://thinkprogress.org/nikki-haley-un-climate-2045ef787745?source=rss—-e5293acf313e—4)