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USAID in the News

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A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of August 5, 2013. Read more >>

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Sarah Mendelson Featured on #AskUSAID Expert Hour Series on Twitter

Sarah Mendelson serves as deputy assistant administrator for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance

On March 22, Sarah Mendelson, USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, participated in our #AskUSAID Twitter Expert Hour Chat on the topic of human trafficking. Read more >>

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Women Working in Innovation is Not Rocket Science

Le-Marie Thompson is the founder of Nettadonna, LLC, a product development company. Photo credit: Le-Marie Thompson

Le-Marie Thompson, from Bowie, Md., won a first place prize in USAID and Humanity United’s Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention. Read more >>

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Conscious Tourism: Plan Your Next Vacation

Fiona Mati is founder of Yipe!, a resource portal for young Kenyan entrepreneurs. Photo credit: Fiona Mati

Fiona Mati, from Kenya, wins second prize in the second round of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention. Read more >>

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Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention: Introducing Our 1st Round of Winners

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In the fall, Humanity United partnered with USAID to launch the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention. We are incredibly excited to announce the winners of the first round of the Challenge. Read more >>

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Can Transitional Justice Prevent Conflicts?

Cyanne Loyle is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at West Virginia University. Photo credit: West Virginia University

In 2011, President Obama launched the Presidential Studies Directive on Mass Atrocities, or PSD-10, a ground-breaking call for all major U.S. government agencies to engage on the issue of preventing mass atrocities and genocide worldwide. Read more >>

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Applying New and Existing Technologies to Atrocity Prevention

Over the past year, I’ve had the honor to be part of the team at USAID implementing the President’s vision of preventing and responding to mass atrocities, including through my service on the White House’s Atrocity Prevention Board.

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