Teresa Welsh is a Reporter with Devex based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Devex, Teresa wrote about Latin America from McClatchy's Washington Bureau and covered foreign affairs for U.S. News and World Report. She worked as a reporter in Colombia, where she previously lived teaching English. Teresa earned bachelor of arts degrees in journalism and Latin American studies from the University of Wisconsin.
One of two senators preventing the Global Fragility Act from passing Senate has lifted his hold on the bill. The coalition of organizations in support of the act "is optimistic that it will be possible to lift the final hold."
USAID Administrator Mark Green discusses the true meaning of resilience, why USAID is streamlining its program design and implementation cycles, and how that will make the agency's work more responsive to needs in the field.