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USAID Administrator Samantha Power visited Tuskegee University to launch a new partnership as part of an effort to strengthen relationships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. (Photo by Malik Melton)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supports American foreign policy by providing assistance to areas of the world that are most in need. The agency recently created a chief diversity officer position to improve diversity, equity and inclusion internally and externally.

  • The new chief diversity officer is Neneh Diallo, who told Government Matters her agency is strategically looking at data to make informed decisions and is conducting a barrier analysis to identify gaps in diversity efforts.

    USAID aims to prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (Photo from Adobe Stock)

  • Diallo said integrating diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility across the workforce and operations will empower diverse communities and help USAID achieve its mission.
  • She said USAID aims to be more intentional with hiring in underserved populations and is focusing on inclusive development to ensure the agency’s work is reaching the right people.
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