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Aryani Manring


Mongolian Desk Officer

State Department


Aryani Manring is the Mongolia Desk Officer.  She has served in the U.S. Embassies in Jakarta, Mexico City, Islamabad, and most recently in Washington as a staff assistant to the Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.  Aryani grew up in Indonesia and joined the Foreign Service in 2009.  Before joining the Foreign Service, she worked in the areas of law reform and development, and was a professional dancer-choreographer.  She attended Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom.  She is married to a Foreign Service Officer, Scott Kofmehl, and they have a daughter

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