Brooke Isham

Brooke Isham

Ms. Brooke Isham arrived as Mission Director for USAID/Iraq in September 2015. Previously, she served as Mission Director for USAID/Azerbaijan where she oversaw a portfolio composed of projects in democracy and governance and economic growth.

Before Azerbaijan, Ms. Isham was posted in Afghanistan as Deputy USAID Mission Director where her responsibilities included the USAID economic growth and infrastructure portfolios, as well as USAID field operations in Northern and Western Afghanistan. Ms. Isham also worked in Washington, D.C. as the Director of USAID's Office of Food for Peace. Additionally, Ms. Isham served as Deputy USAID Mission Director in Sudan. Further, she worked in Jordan, Russia, Central Asia, and Mali for USAID, focusing on program management and program analysis.

Ms. Isham received a Ph.D. in commodity economics from Stanford University. She also holds a master’s degree in applied economics and a bachelor’s degree in economics, both from Stanford University.

Last updated: November 07, 2017

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