Conversations in Diplomacy: Nisha Desai Biswal

May 08, 2014 Series: Conversations in Diplomacy

In this installment of "Conversations in Diplomacy" - the Future of Diplomacy Project's podcast series - Professor Nicholas Burns is joined by Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs.

Nisha Desai Biswal was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs on October 21, 2013. Previously, Ms. Biswal served from September 2010 as Assistant Administrator for Asia at USAID, where she oversaw $1.2 billion in assistance to 22 countries from Central Asia to the Pacific Islands. Previously at USAID, Biswal had worked in the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance and the Office of Transition Initiatives. In the House of Representatives, Biswal has served as the majority clerk for the House Appropriations Committee Foreign Operations Subcommittee (HACFO) and as professional staff in the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), where she was responsible for South Asia.

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