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Nisha Desai Biswal

Assistant Administrator for Asia

U.S. Agency for International Development

HQ Phone:  (202) 712-4300

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U.S. Agency for International Development

1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Room 7.8E

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia,20523

United States

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USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient societies to realize their potential. USAID's Regional Development Mission for Asia is a regional office that implements programs and generates partnerships ...more

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About Us | Albright Stonebridge Group

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Nisha Biswal
Nisha Biswal is a Senior Advisor with ASG, where she draws on nearly three decades of experience to help clients of the firm's South Asia practice expand and strengthen their business operations in the region. Ms. Biswal served as Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs in the U.S. Department of State (2013-2017) where she formulated U.S. foreign policy and managed relations with Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. In this role, she led economic connectivity and regional security initiatives and the outreach to the newly elected Modi government. She also launched the U.S.-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue, and was the architect of the C5+1 diplomatic platform between the U.S. and the five countries of Central Asia to advance shared goals of combating terrorism, promoting sustainable economic growth and addressing environmental challenges. Previously, Ms. Biswal served as Assistant Administrator for Asia at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where she oversaw $1.2 billion in assistance to 22 nations and managed over 1,200 domestic and overseas staff. In addition to several other roles within the USAID, Ms. Biswal has held positions in the U.S. House of Representatives, the INTERACTION-American Council for Voluntary Action, and the American Red Cross. Ms. Biswal is a current Board Member for the Institute for Sustainable Communities, a non-profit organization which works with local governments, residents and the private sector to support climate resilient and sustainable growth in the United States and Asia. She has also served on the Board of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. She earned a BA from the University of Virginia, and speaks Spanish, Hindi, and Gujarati. Ms. Biswal is based in Washington, DC. Nisha Biswal


News In English | Odishan | Page 5

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Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American woman (Odia Bohu) Nisha Desai Biswal who is an accomplished Indian-American administrator, to head the South Asia bureau in the US state department.
Nisha Desai Biswal, who is currently the Assistant Administrator for Asia at the US Agency for International Development (USAID), will replace incumbent Robert Blake. It may be noted that Nisha Desai Biswal married to Odia boy Subrat Biswal-they have two daughters. Nisha is the daughter-in-law of Nilambar and Anu Biswal who are based in Maryland. Nisha Desai Biswal was also president of Orissa Society of America. USA-based Odia entrepreneur Dhirendra Kar congratulates Biswal for her new assignment. Mr. Kar recalled how Nisha and her family proactive to unite Odia community in America. Nisha Desai Biswal was sworn in as USAID's Assistant Administrator for Asia on September 20, 2010. Prior to her appointment, she served as the majority clerk for the State Department and Foreign Operations Subcommittee on the Committee on Appropriations in the U.S. House of Representatives, which has jurisdiction over the State Department and USAID, as well as other aspects of the international affairs budget. In this capacity, Biswal provided staff support to Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey and Subcommittee Chairwoman Nita Lowey in managing the appropriations and oversight of the U.S. international affairs budget. Biswal has served as the director of Policy and Advocacy at InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international humanitarian and development nongovernmental organizations. She also previously served on the professional staff of the U.S. House of Representatives International Relations Committee, where she was responsible for South and Central Asia policy as well as oversight of the State Department and USAID. Biswal worked at USAID for four years, serving as special assistant to the administrator, working in the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance and the Office of Transition Initiatives, and serving as chief of staff in the Management bureau. Biswal has also worked with the American Red Cross, both in their Washington headquarters and overseas as an international delegate in Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. Biswal holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia. - See more at: http://orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=42546#sthash.dHuWeLTD.dpuf


Institute for Sustainable Communities | Board

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Nisha Desai Biswal


Meet the 40 Under 40 | 40 Under 40 Leaders in International Development — Washington, DC

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Nisha Desai Biswal
Assistant Administrator for Asia and Near East, USAID


Media | CIIE

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Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs - USAID, Nisha Desai Biswal, talks about the CIIE- Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator partnership in one of her columns on globalization and startup investments
Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs - USAID, Nisha Desai Biswal, talks about the CIIE- Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator partnership in one of her columns on globalization and startup investments


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