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Thursday, September 28 • 9:00am - 9:25am
Welcome & Opening Remarks

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​Join the Honorable Mark A. Green, Administrator of USAID, for opening remarks to kick-off Global Innovation Week. He will share remarks on how partnerships, entrepreneurship, and USAID's investments in scalable innovation get us closer to the day when U.S. development assistance is no longer needed.

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Harry Bader

Acting Executive Director, US Global Development Lab, USAID
Harry Bader is the Acting Executive Director of the U.S. Global Development Lab, where he oversees the Lab and its operations. Prior to joining the Lab, Bader was a professor of environmental and polar security studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has also worked as... Read More →
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Mark Green

Administrator, USAID
Ambassador Mark Green (ret.) was sworn in as the 18th Administrator in August 2017. Prior to joining USAID, he served as president of the International Republican Institute, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing democracy and human liberty around the world. He has also served as president and chief executive officer of the Initiative for Global Development, a nonprofit organization that engages corporate leaders to reduce poverty through business growth and investment in Africa and senior director at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, a network of 400 businesses, nongovernmental organizations, policy experts and other leaders supporting development tools in American foreign policy. A recognized leader in the foreign policy and business communities, Green served as the U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania from mid-2007 to early 2009. While there, he led a mission of more than 350 Americans and Tanzanians and was ultimately responsible for some of the... Read More →


Thursday September 28, 2017 9:00am - 9:25am
Amphitheater Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

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