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Julia Vadala Taft, American former international organization official, former federal agency administrator. Member White House Fellows Association, Women's Forum Washington, District of Columbia.


Taft, Julia Vadala was born on July 27, 1942 in Governors I., New York, United States.


Bachelor in Political Science, University Colorado, 1964. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Colorado, 1969.


Special assistant to secretary for external affairs United States Department Health, Education & Welfare, Washington, 1971-1973, deputy assistant secretary for human development, 1973-1977. Director Interagy. Task Force for Indochina Refugees, United States Department State, 1975-1976. Consultant White House Drug Abuse Prevention Office, 1977-1978, United States Department State, Washington, 1978.

Project director New TransCentury Foundation, 1978-1979. Acting United States coordinator for refugees, director Refugee Bureau, United States Department State, 1981, public policy consultant, 1982-1985. Director Office of the United States Foreign Disaster Assistance, United States Agency for International Development (United States Agency for International Development), 1986-1989.

Consultant World Bank and Ford Foundation, Brussels, 1982-1992, Office of Coord./Commonwealth Indiana States Affairs, Washington, 1992-1993. President, Chief Executive Officer InterAction, 1993-1997. Assistant sec for population, refugees & migration United States Department State, 1997—2001.

Director Bureau for Crisis Prevention & Recovery United Nations, 2001—2004, director task force for aid in Afghanistan, 2002.


Member White House Fellows Association, Women's Forum Washington, District of Columbia.


Daughter of Anthony Vadala & Shirley (Harris) V. Married Fred Malone (divorced). Married William H. Taft, IV.

Children: Maria C., William H. V, Julia H.

Anthony Vadala Taft

Fred Malone

William H. Taft

Maria C. Taft

William H. V. Taft

Julia H. Taft