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Assistant Administrator , Assistant Secretary of State

Nisha Desai Biswal is an Indian-American who is Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State.

Background

Biswal, Nisha Desai was born in 1968 in Gujarat, India.

Education

Bachelor in International Relations, University Virginia, 1989.

Career

Special assistant to administrator United States Agency for International Development (United States Agency for International Development), 1995—1999. Professional staff member United States House International Relations Committee, 1999—2002. Director, public policy InterAction, 2002—2005.

Democratic clerk, foreign operations, export financing and related programs subcommittee United States House Appropriations Committee, 2005—2006, Democratic clerk, state, foreign operations and related programs subcommittee, 2007—2010. Assistant administrator for Asia United States Agency for International Development (United States Agency for International Development), Washington, since 2010.