Jennifer Mack

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Jennifer Mack
Deputy Assistant to the Administrator and Global Water Coordinator

Jennifer Mack has spent over a decade advocating for and working to improve U.S. foreign assistance. She currently serves as Deputy Assistant to the Administrator in the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS), where she oversees external engagement for the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative and supports the USAID Transformation. She also serves as the Global Water Coordinator for the Agency and oversees implementation of the Agency’s responsibilities under the U.S. Global Water Strategy.

Ms. Mack previously played an advisory role in BFS and, from 2015 to 2016, developed and executed on a legislative strategy for USAID that led to the passage and enactment of the Global Food Security Act of 2016.

Prior to working at USAID, Ms. Mack served as chief of staff at Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a U.S. advocacy organization singularly focused on advancing the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. From 2006 to 2012, she worked at the Millennium Challenge Corporation in the Department of Operations and the Department of Congressional and Public Affairs. Ms. Mack earned an Executive Master of Public Administration in Global Public Policy and Management jointly from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University and the School of Public Policy at University College London. As a part of her degree, she conducted research on effective public-sector reform in fragile and conflict-affected states for the Governance, Open-Societies and Anti-Corruption Department at the United Kingdom Department for International Development. Ms. Mack earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, with a concentration in international relations, from Duke University.