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USAID Student Meetings: Sign up now and reserve your spot!

Event Type
Meeting
Sponsor
ACES
Location
ACES Library
Date
Oct 17, 2023   12:00 pm   12-1 pm slot or 1-1:40 pm slot
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Originating Calendar
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

On Tuesday, October 17th, Counselor Clinton D. White from USAID will be on campus to give the ACES Distinguished International Lecture from 2-3pm in the Heritage Room of the ACES Library. 

He is ALSO holding two student meetings to discuss USAID as an agency and USAID career pathways. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend both the public lecture and a special student session with the Counselor. Space is limited in the student sessions, so early sign-up here is required: https://go.illinois.edu/USAID 

Counselor White is the highest-ranking career Foreign Service Officer at USAID and as such, leads agency initiatives on localization, sets the agenda for mission directors overseas, and is responsible for all civil service and foreign service national employees at USAID. He has more than 20 years of experience in the public sector and is a member of the Senior Foreign Service. Additional members of the delegation may also be great contacts for students: 

  • Paul Edwards, USAID Advisor to the Counselor
  • Hailu Wordofa, USAID, Agricultural Development Officer, Bureau for Resilience and Food Security
  • Sepideh Keyvanshad, USAID Nepal Mission Director
  • Daniele Nyirandutiye, USAID Uganda Deputy Mission Director
  • Katherine Raphaelson, President, Society for International Development - USA Chapter

Email Lauren Karplus at lkarpl2@illinois.edu with any questions.

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