Adriana Hayes

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Acting Mission Director, Nepal
Acting Mission Director
NEC, Maharjgunj

Adriana Hayes is currently serving as the Acting Mission Director for the Nepal mission. She joined USAID/Nepal as the Deputy Mission Director in July 2018. Ms. Hayes previously served as Acting Deputy Mission Director and Acting Mission Director for two years in Rwanda where she was assigned as the Director of the USAID/Rwanda Program Office (2014-2018). She was the Deputy Director of the South American Affairs Office in USAID/Washington (2011-2014). She also worked with USAID in Afghanistan (2010-2011), Bangladesh (2007-2010), Namibia (2005-2007), and Washington (2004-2005). Prior to joining USAID as a Foreign Service Officer in 2004, Ms. Hayes led the country office in Peru for Innovations for Poverty Action, a non-profit organization that specializes in evaluating and collecting evidence on effective development interventions. She also worked as a health analyst for the California state government on Medicaid and health insurance programs for vulnerable populations. Ms. Hayes received a master’s degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University and a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Occidental College.


Last updated: October 01, 2019

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