Amy Meyer: Leading Efforts to Spur the Economy in a Volatile Region

Westmont alumna Amy Meyer of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is charged with leading the nation’s effort to spur economic development in Pakistan, a daunting job in one of the world’s most volatile regions. “This great responsibility has fallen on the shoulders of a 35-year-old woman in her first Foreign Service assignment, and truthfully, it couldn’t be in better hands now,” said Joseph Ryan, USAID’s chief economist in Pakistan. “She is the most outstanding officer I have worked with in my 27-year-long career with USAID.” more

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