US President Joe Biden nominated Indian-American Nisha Desai Biswal to a high administrative place within the US Worldwide Improvement Finance Fee, the White Home stated Monday.
Ms Biswal, who served as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia in the course of the Obama Administration, brings over 30 years of labor expertise in US international coverage, worldwide improvement packages inside the Government Department, Congress, and the personal sector.
She is presently Senior Vice President for Worldwide Technique and World Initiatives on the US Chamber of Commerce, overseeing the US India Enterprise Council and the US Bangladesh Enterprise Council.
Ms Biswal served as Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs on the US Division of State from 2013 to 2017, the place she oversaw the US-India strategic partnership throughout a interval of unprecedented cooperation, together with the launch of an annual US-India Strategic and Business Dialogue, the White Home stated.
She additionally initiated the C5 1 Dialogue with Central Asia and the US-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue throughout her tenure as Assistant Secretary.
Previous to that, Ms Biswal was Assistant Administrator for Asia on the US Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID), directing and supervising USAID packages and operations throughout South, Central, and Southeast Asia.
She has additionally spent over a decade on Capitol Hill, working as Employees Director on the State and International Operations Subcommittee on Appropriations in addition to skilled workers on the International Affairs Committee within the Home of Representatives.
Ms Biswal serves because the Chair of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary International Assist and is on each the Board of the Nationwide Democratic Institute and the US Institute of Peace Worldwide Advisory Council.
She is a member of the US Institute of Peace Afghanistan Examine Group and the Aspen Institute’s India-US Observe 2 Dialogue on Local weather and Power. Ms Biswal is a graduate of the College of Virginia, the place she studied Worldwide Relations and Economics, the White Home stated.
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