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The Obama Administration’s Development Legacy: A Conversation with Gayle Smith

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Gayle Smith
U.S. Agency for International Development

Nancy Birdsall
Center for Global Development


Scott Morris
Senior Fellow and Director of Rethinking US Development Policy Initiative
Center for Global Development

As the Obama Administration heads into its final months, USAID Administrator Gayle Smith offers a look at how President Obama and his team chose to address the question of US leadership in global development. She will share her perspective on how USAID and its community of partners are positioned to make progress in an increasingly sharp-edged world.

Smith's remarks will be followed by a conversation with President Nancy Birdsall of the Center for Global Development and end with questions from the audience.

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Photo of Nancy Birdsall
Senior Fellow, President Emeritus
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Director of the US Development Policy Initiative, Co-Director of Sustainable Development Finance, and Senior Fellow

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM