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United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith addressed students graduating from the McCourt School of Public Policy outside Healy Hall on Thursday evening in the first of 10 commencement ceremonies this weekend.

Speakers Impart Diverse Experiences

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith, Humana CEO Bruce Broussard, National League for Nursing CEO Beverly Malone and National Geographic Social Environmental Advocate Alexandra Cousteau are among 11 speakers addressing students during Georgetown’s commencement weekend. A total of 10 ceremonies will[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will be one of 11 speakers to address graduates during Georgetown's commencement weekend.

2016 Commencement Speakers Announced

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson; Alexandra Cousteau (COL ’98), an explorer, storyteller and environmental advocate; Humana, Inc. President and CEO Bruce Broussard; National League for Nursing CEO Beverly Malone; and United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith will be among 11 speakers to address graduates during Georgetown’s[Read More…]

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Former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, who currently serves as an SFS distinguished fellow-in-residence, reflected on his tenure at USAID and his goals for his Georgetown tenure in an exclusive interview.

Q&A: Shah Talks USAID Tenure, SFS Position

Rajiv Shah served as the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development from January 2010 to February 2015. After leaving the organization, he joined the faculty of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service on March 1, where he currently serves as a distinguished fellow-in-residence, working primarily with the[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, who is now part of the SFS faculty,  gave a lecture Monday as part of the Global Futures Initiative.

Shah Emphasizes Role of Development

Former U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah highlighted the importance of development to American foreign policy in a lecture at the Lohrfink Auditorium Monday. The lecture, sponsored by the Office of the President, was part of the Global Futures Initiative, launched in January to encourage the university to[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah was named an SFS distinguished fellow and will begin his role at the school March 1.

USAID Chief Joins SFS Faculty

United States Agency for International Development administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah has been appointed as a distinguished fellow for Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. Shah will join the SFS faculty March 1 and will reinforce the university’s commitment to global economic development, working with SFS Global Human Development program director Steven[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

Assistant to the Administrator for Policy, Planning and Learning at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Alex Thier, confronted skepticism regarding the possibility of ending extreme poverty by 2030 during the “Ending Extreme Poverty — A Story of Trajectories and Choices” event held on Thursday in the Lohrfink Auditorium. He[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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Economics professor Billy Jack (right) and public policy professor James Habyarimana received a $3 million grant from USAID for a project to improve road safety in East Africa.

Profs Receive USAID Grant

The United States Agency for International Development awarded the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation, known as gui2de, a $3 million grant to expand a road safety intervention project in East Africa. The USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures offered the grants to support Stage 3 of the Zusha study[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

USAID Grants $19.8M to Reproductive Health Institute

The United States Agency for International Development recently awarded Georgetown’s Institute for Reproductive Health $19.8 million for a five-year research project. The project, Fertility Awareness for Community Transportation, aims to spread awareness in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia about reproductive health and family planning methods. According to a university press[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments City News, News