ICGFM Promotes Knowledge Transfer Among Public Financial Management Experts
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Thursday, October 8, 2015
ICGFM November 4, 2015 DC Forum Luncheon - PFM Assistance: What Works, Doesn't Work and Why with Former Ambassador Pam White
November 4, 2015
What Works, Doesn’t Work and Why
International Consortium On Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM)
DC Forum Luncheon
Former Ambassador to Haiti
Former Ambassador Pamela White will talk about the pitfalls of public financial management assistance in developing countries and how to overcome them. Ms. White will also discuss how she has been successful in many developing countries as Mission Director for multi-million dollar USAID
Our Speaker: Former Ambassador Pamela A. White was officially sworn in as Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti on July 18, 2012 and retired in September 2015. In Haiti, Ambassador White oversaw a budget of over a billion dollars spanning 13 agencies. Previously, she served in Haiti from 1985-1990. Prior to serving as Ambassador she served as head of USAID programs in Mali (2001-2005), Tanzania (2005-2008) and Liberia. Ambassador White previously served as Ambassador to The Gambia from 2010-2012. Prior to this role she served as Mission Director for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Liberia where she managed USAID's second largest development budget in Africa, averaging over $200 million a year. Ambassador White holds the rank of Career Minister. She has over 35 years of experience from serving mostly in Africa where she began her public service as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon (1971-1973). Ambassador White joined the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 1981 after several years of work in education and research.
Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036