Then and Now: The Role of USAID in Foreign Assistance

July 17, 2014 • 9:00 – 10:00 am EDT

Part of the CSIS Careers in Development series

This Careers in Development session features Desaix (Terry) Myers, who has extensive experience with USAID, including serving as mission director in Indonesia and Moscow.

He will discuss how the role of foreign assistance has evolved since the late 1940s and how trends in science and technology, partnerships, emerging actors, and other new tools are shaping the future of USAID. Mr. Myers will also offer his advice for young people entering the field of international development today.