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August 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Carolyn “Teddy” Bryan was sworn in as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Mission Director for Lebanon.  In this capacity she will oversee USAID development assistance to the Lebanese people. 

“Ms. Bryan enters as the mission’s leader during a time of great regional instability and political uncertainty, however her experience working in countries and world regions undergoing transition makes her well qualified and prepared for this role,” said USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah.

“Teddy’s experience most recently as one of three USAID Deputy Mission Directors in Kabul, Afghanistan and during a critical time in establishing USAID’s mission in Iraq make her well qualified to head USAID’s mission in Beirut,” noted Middle East Deputy Assistant Administrator Alina Romanowksi.

November 4, 2013

Dr. Raj Shah, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will travel to Israel, the West Bank, Jordan and Lebanon from November 5-8 for meetings and site visits.  His trip will focus on USAID’s development assistance to the region, including USAID programs supporting Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, as well as U.S. assistance to Lebanon and Jordan.

August 1, 2012

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for the Middle East, Mara Rudman, swore in Azza El-Abd as the new Mission Director for Lebanon.  As Mission Director for Lebanon, Ms. El-Abd will lead development assistance efforts to: improve quality education, water and other public services in Lebanon; strengthen civil society’s ability to promote good governance; and enhance economic opportunity for the poorest segments of Lebanese society.

Assistant Administrator Mara Rudman in Baskinta
April 24, 2012

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for the Middle East Mara Rudman completed her visit to Lebanon today by participating in Rural Tourism Day in Baskinta. 

Last updated: August 19, 2015

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