USAID Deputy Administrator Glick Travels to Rhode Island and Massachusetts

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick will travel to the State of Rhode Island and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on August 6 and 7, 2020.

During her visit to Rhode Island, Deputy Administrator Glick will meet with Edesia, a non-profit social enterprise that supplies USAID with high-energy nutrition supplements to help treat malnutrition around the world, especially in emergency and humanitarian settings.

On August 7, 2020, Deputy Administrator Glick will visit the Lincoln Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She will discuss some of the ongoing partnerships between USAID and MIT, including innovative pilot projects to track humanitarian aid and use solar-powered recycling to reduce packaging waste.