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Over the course of her over 25-year career, Shirin Kooros has gained extensive knowledge and a deep appreciation for the hospitality industry, particularly in its nuanced intersection with the diplomatic community. As Director of Protocol at the iconic Willard InterContinental and Director of Diplomatic Sales at the historic Watergate Hotel, Shirin cultivated close relationships with the diplomatic community and has personally overseen the visits of over one hundred heads of state, as well as numerous ministerial and high-level delegations.

Through meticulous planning, Shirin has successfully spearheaded the hotel-level marketing and execution of five presidential inaugurations and over a dozen International Monetary Fund meetings. Her keen understanding of both hospitality and diplomacy has made her an invaluable asset in hosting and managing significant events.

Through Metis, LLC, Shirin's mission has expanded to include the intersection of hospitality and social and environmental justice. Metis, has strategically aligned itself with the industry-leading Eaton Workshop, dedicated to challenging conventional norms and highlighting social justice and environmental responsibility. 


Jane Davis
Esteemed Meeting Solutions

Yoko Heukels
Meeting Element

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