Melissa Williams was officially sworn in on Aug. 5 as director of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s mission in Zimbabwe.
In her post, Williams will “help Zimbabwe’s democratic forces advance reforms and provide much-needed humanitarian assistance,” according to a USAID press release.
Williams has been with USAID since 1987. Prior to her current assignment, she was the mission director for Zambia.
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