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Jessica HolstClass of 2007

Deputy Team Leader for USAID: OTI in Washington, DC

My designation as a Croft Scholar and recipient of the thesis prize for writing on a Latin American topic gave me the academic confidence that I needed to pursue my master's degree at The George Washington University. I can honestly say that I say that I'm realizing my goal of having a dynamic international career, and it all began at Croft!

Education
B.A. in International Studies, 2007Latin America and Social and Cultural Identity
Second Major in Spanish
M.A. in International Affairs, George Washington University, 2010
Career History
Field Program Assistant - Afghanistan for USAID: United States Agency for International Development, Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) in Paktika Province, Afghanistan
Program Advisor - Haiti for USAID: OTI in Haiti
Deputy Country Representative - Mali for USAID: OTI in Mali
Senior Transition Advisor for USAID: OTI in Washington, DC
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