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USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah Reflects on a Half-Decade of Development Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This Thursday, February 12, Dr. Rajiv Shah will deliver his final speech as Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) at an event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute and the Center for American Progress. For the past five years Administrator Shah has led USAID in its mission to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. During this time Administrator Shah has led key development initiatives, including Feed the Future, Power Africa, the U.S. Global Development Lab, and efforts to end preventable child and maternal deaths. Administrator Shah will discuss his tenure at USAID with John Norris of the Center for American Progress and Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute.

WHAT:  American Leadership and Global Development: A Farewell Conversation

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah

Senator Chris Coons, U.S. Senate (D-DE)

John Norris, Center for American Progress

Danielle Pletka, American Enterprise Institute


Thursday, February 12, 2015, 2:00 EST


AEI, Twelfth Floor

1150 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Media interested in attending the event should contact AEI at or202.862.5829. A live stream of this event will be available here.