Diala Jadallah-Redding

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Deputy Assistant Administrator

Diala Jadallah-Redding is the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). 

Ms. Jadallah-Redding has nearly a decade of experience in the U.S. House of Representatives, including serving as Legislative Director and Senior Policy Advisor for Congresswoman Barbara Lee. In this capacity, Ms. Jadallah-Redding advised the Congresswoman on all issues related to global health, human rights, global development and national security and negotiated the passage of several bills, including the bipartisan President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Reauthorization of 2018. She also advised the Congresswoman on her role as U.S. Congressional Representative to the United Nations and on issues related to gender and development in Africa and Haiti. 

Ms. Jadallah-Redding also previously worked on human rights issues in the Arab World, including at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. 

Ms. Jadallah-Redding has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a minor in Women and Gender Studies from George Mason University. She also has a Master of International Service from American University’s School of International Service, which she completed while living in Gothenburg, Sweden. Ms. Jadallah-Redding is fluent in Arabic. 

Last updated: March 15, 2021

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