Mileydi Guilarte

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Mileydi Guilarte
Deputy Assistant Administrator

Mileydi Guilarte serves as Deputy Assistant Administrator within USAID's Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Before joining the LAC Bureau, Guilarte was the Country Representative for a U.S.-based non-profit in El Salvador, where she executed a human rights project and led strategic planning to strengthen the role of civil society and regional human rights systems. Before that, Guilarte held several positions in the Obama-Biden Administration, including Director at the National Security Council in the White House and as a senior policy advisor and International Cooperation Specialist at USAID. Guilarte also worked as Special Assistant for the Assistant to the Administrator in USAID's Bureau for Democracy Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance. In 2014, Guilarte was nominated by President Obama as the United States Alternative Executive Director at the Inter-American Development Bank.

With nearly twenty years of development experience and focusing on the promotion of democracy and human rights, Guilarte brings experience from working in multilateral organizations, including the World Bank, United Nations, and the International Monetary Fund. She has a Master’s degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Florida.

Last updated: March 09, 2021

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