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Jessica Faieta

Jessica Faieta is the U.N. assistant secretary-general and U.N. Development Program regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean. She has worked as senior country director in Haiti, leading UNDP's recovery and reconstruction efforts in the country after the 2010 earthquake. She has held various positions in U.N. offices in El Salvador, Belize, Cuba, Panama and Argentina. Jessica holds a master's degree in business administration and another in international affairs, both from Columbia University. She is also a Yale University World Fellow.