Evelyn Farkas

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Deputy Assistant Secretary, Journalist (1967)
Mon Nov 22 2021
By   Bishal

A hardworking and very talented personality, despite being Hungarian, she manages to get one of the robust jobs in the world. She is known as Evelyn Farkas, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Journalist, and blogger.

Farkas was also a candidate to represent New York's 17th congressional district in the 2020 elections. 

Early Life Of Evelyn Farkas

On December 6, 1967, Evelyn was born in Pennsylvania, the United States of America, to Charles Farkas (father) and mother. She has three siblings.

Evelyn Farkas (left) with her parents and siblings
Image: Evelyn Farkas (left) with her parents and siblings 
Source: Instagram @evelynforny

Farkas was a talented student from childhood and was very active in reading books. Evelyn is of Hungarian descent. Due to her parents shifting from Hungary to the United States in 1956, she is an American Citizen. 

Evelyn graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and also gained a Master of Arts degree from the same college in 1991

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Who Is Evelyn Farkas Husband?

The 53-years-old Evelyn is quite secretive regarding her personal life. She has not mentioned whether she is living a blissful romantic life or is enjoying the single life.

Evelyn Farkas with the 67th United States Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton
Snap: Evelyn Farkas with the 67th United States Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton
Source: Instagram @evelynforny

The woman has never shared any personal data with any media. Evelyn's married life and personal life are still unknown. 

Farkas has also not shared a picture on her social sites that can indicate she is dating someone. It seems like she currently lives a single life focusing more on her career.

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Following The Footsteps Of Her Father

Dr. Evelyn is also an author by profession; she has written 183 pages book titled the Fractured States and U.S. Foreign Policy in 2003

The cover of the book 'Fractured States and U.S. Foreign Policy' by Evelyn Farkas
Picture: The cover of the book 'Fractured States and U.S. Foreign Policy' by Evelyn Farkas
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Evelyn's father, Charles Farkas, is a well-known author who has written multiple books also has a double doctorate in law and political science.

Farkas is very close to her father. She often shares her photo photos on social sites. In December 2019, Evelyn shared a family photo wishing her father his 94th birthday.

Evelyn Farkas Net Worth

Being a staff of various facilities, Evelyn has earned a good amount of fortune. While working as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, her annual salary was from $170,000 to $191,000, which is pretty good to continue with a healthy lifestyle. 

Farkas has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Currently, she is active in contributing commentary to publications like The Washington Post and Politico. From which, surely, she earns a pretty good amount of fortune to live a healthy lifestyle.

Career Highlights

Being very active in reading and writing, Evelyn later got a Doctor of Philosophy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She is now a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Franklin & Marshall College Board of Trustees.

After her Ph.D., she has published many journal articles for many news. Later she worked with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe from 1996 to 1997. Evelyn served as a professor of international relations at the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College from 1997 to 2001. 

Evelyn Farkas during a talk show, Story in public square
Image: Evelyn Farkas during a talk show, Story in the public square. 
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She has also worked with famous journalists like Natasha Bertrand, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Julia Ioffe, and many more.

Farkas spent eight years working as professional staff for the Senate Armed Services Committee. After that, she worked as executive director for the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism in 2008, who later published its report World at Risk.

Working As A Powerful Personality

After working for different facilities, Evelyn worked as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for most powerful countries like; Eurasia, Russia, and Ukraine in 2010. Working in national security and foreign policy, Evelyn Farkas has been very hardworking and dedicated her time towards her job; everyone was delighted by her work. 

But later, she resigned from her position in 2015 due to her reason. After her resignation, many Politico reported that she is urging the administration. However, she later stated that America should pay much attention to the countries that feel threatened by Russia.

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