Leslie Reed

Leslie Reed
Mission Director
U.S. Mission Compound-South Wing, Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
PO Box 7856

Leslie Reed arrived in Kampala in July 2012 to assume her duties as mission director to the USAID mission to Uganda.

USAID's Uganda program is among the largest in sub-Saharan Africa and includes projects to support each of the U.S. mission's foreign policy objectives in peace and security, governing justly and democratically, health and education and economic growth.

Prior to this, Reed was the deputy regional mission director for USAID's Southern African mission. Prior to arriving in Pretoria, Reed served as USAID’s assistant general counsel for Africa in Washington D.C. and has served as a Foreign Service regional legal advisor in Lima, Peru and Accra, Ghana. Before joining USAID, Reed was a senior project finance officer and assistant general counsel for the Export-Import Bank of the United States and an associate with the law firm of Morrison & Foerster in Los Angeles.

Reed is a graduate of UCLA School of Law and the University of California, San Diego, The Third College.

Last updated: March 05, 2013

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