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Caroline Kennedy visits La Jolla's Bishop’s School: ‘We all have power to be ... tiny ripples of hope,’ she tells students

Caroline Kennedy visits La Jolla's Bishop’s School: ‘We all have power to be ... tiny ripples of hope,’ she tells students

Typifying a Kennedy with her poise and eloquence, former ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, spoke to students of The Bishop’s School during an all-school assembly Feb. 2. She discussed her upbringing, her influences and the importance of working with others.

Kennedy is the daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and Jacquelyn Kennedy Onassis, and an attorney who served as the ambassador to Japan from November 2013 to January 2017. During her tenure, she helped realize the U.S. military’s return of land on Okinawa to the Japanese government (the largest land transfer since 1972), and President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima in 2016.

She opened her...

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