USAID's Nisha Desai Biswal Poised to Get Additional Post

    U.S. President Barack Obama has announced his intent to appoint Nisha Desai Biswal as a member of the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People’s Republic of China. Biswal is currently the assistant administrator for Asia at the U.S. Agency for International Development. She will keep her USAID post while serving in this new position, according to the White House.

    Desai is one of the 40 under-40 development leaders in Washington, D.C who were honored by Devex in 2010.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.