Jeannine B. Scott

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Jeannine B. Scott was appointed Vice President to the Africare staff on April 15, 2003.

"Ms. Scott brings to the position nearly 20 years of experience in the field of African development, including job postings in Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire. She is currently the Principal, and Founder, of America to Africa Consulting, LLC, with an array of clients both in the U.S. and Africa. Previously, Ms. Scott held a number of positions, including: an appointment from the U.S. Department of Treasury as Advisor and Alternate to the U.S. Executive Director at the African Development Bank Group, Principal Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) Coordinator for the African Development Bank (ADB), and program operations assignments for Southern Africa at the ADB.

"Prior to joining the ADB, Ms. Scott spent seven years working with Africare as Program Manager for the Central Africa Region; Director, Food for Development; and Country Representative to Senegal, with responsibility for Cape Verde, The Gambia, and Mauritania.

"Ms. Scott has made numerous presentations and has published papers on such issues as food security in Africa, microcredit, and NGO collaboration, to name a few. She holds a B.A. degree from Vassar College in Political Science and Africana Studies and a Master's degree in International Relations from Yale University. She has also undertaken studies at the Institute of Development Studies in Brighton, England; the Sorbonne; the Institute of Political Science in Paris; the University of Paris I; and the University of Dakar, Senegal. She is fluent in French and has a basic knowledge of Portuguese.“ [1]

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