Stacia George

Monday, April 13, 2020

Topic: Organized Crime in West Africa - The Silent Threat

Stacia George is a director in Chemonics’ West and Central Africa and Haiti Division.  She previously served as the deputy director for USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) and is an expert in conflict management and international development with specializations in conflict-affected environments, stabilization, democracy, and community-driven development programming.  Prior to this Ms. George was a Foreign Policy Fellow for Senator Chris Coons and also worked at Caerus Associates.  She held an International Affairs Fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations in 2011 and previously spent 11 years with USAID including service in Pakistan.  She managed OTI’s Afghanistan program as the deputy team leader for Asia and the Middle East, established programs in Colombia, Nepal, and Sudan, and served as their country representative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Ms. George holds degrees in international studies and Spanish from Niagara University and international conflict management and economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced and International Studies (SAIS).

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