Friday will the last day as the first woman to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, Anne Andrew, says goodbye to her team she has led since December 2009. But it won’t be goodbye to Costa Rica entirely.

amb_andrew_ver2_500x333Married, with two teenage kids who just recently received their High School diploma in Costa Rica, Andrew says she will return to the private sector in the United Syayes after leaving the State Department. He connection to Costa Rica will remain a member of the board of director of EARTH University.

In a Twitter post Andrews says of her children, “attending High School here has enriched their lives in many ways”.

During Ambassador Andrew’s tenure in Costa Rica, she has had the opportunity to leverage her expertise acquired in a career that has spanned the fields of law, business, and public policy. Immediately before becoming Ambassador, she was a founder of New Energy Nexus, LLC a consulting firm advising companies and investors on strategies related to clean energy technology.

U.S. President Barack Obama has not yet named her successor.

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