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Senior Country Manager, Office of Global Programs

Amy K. Swers currently serves as Senior Country Manager for the Office of Global Programs at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Ms. Swers has  deep experience working across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. She has served as a bridge and translator – whether it be between business units, sectors, or cultures. She has deep international development experience, having held leadership roles at the Millennium Challenge Corporation and Inter-American Foundation, and has private sector experience working for Fortune 500 biotech and telecommunications companies.

Ms. Swers earned dual Master’s degrees from the University of Texas-Austin in public policy and Latin American studies and a B.A. from Yale University. Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, Amy has lived in six Latin American and European countries, and received a Fulbright fellowship to carry out graduate fieldwork in Brazil and the Southern Cone.