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Manisha Singh
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Manisha Singh is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of State. She also served as a senior aide to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Her private sector experience includes time at JPMorgan Chase & Co. as well as practicing law as an international attorney at large multinational law firms. She earned a B.A. from the University of Miami at the age of 19, a J.D. from the University of Florida at the age of 22, a certificate in International Law from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, and Master of Laws in International Legal Studies from American University. Her complete bio: www.manishasingh.com

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Shining Star Spotlights on Places We Might Not See

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2011 | 10:58 PM

The star? George Clooney. The place? Sudan. The most important thing he said in a recent Newsweek interview about his work there? " ... to continue to try to help, but we have to be very careful--and sometimes helping is not throwing money at a problem." Clooney is...

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An Additional Thought on Empowering Women to Advance Societies

(1) Comments | Posted October 25, 2010 | 3:45 PM

It is becoming a part of conventional wisdom that empowerment of women is one of the most certain ways to move societies forward. Women are a critical force and source of strength in developing and transitional countries. From a common sense perspective, under-utilizing half of a population's brainpower may result...

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Letting Sleeping Giants Lie...

(1) Comments | Posted September 1, 2010 | 4:04 PM

The coming months will be a time for movement forward on many global goals. In September, the Millennium Development Summit in the midst of the United Nations General Assembly will evaluate progress on the Millennium Development Goals. There are continuing high hopes that the

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The G-8 and G-20: Translating Documents Into Action

(2) Comments | Posted July 7, 2010 | 10:30 PM

The G-8 and newly relevant G-20 summit meetings generated a lot of documents. Documents which evaluate and discuss where we are and where we should be on a myriad of global development challenges. The Muskoka Declaration Recovery and New Beginnings reaffirms the G-8 commitments against the backdrop of...

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Foreign Aid: Shifting Our Perception

(4) Comments | Posted June 1, 2010 | 6:35 PM

In the wake of a dismal global economy, and people disaffected with government generally, officials charged with national budgets are scratching their heads in search of cuts that can be used to demonstrate fiscal responsibility and limits on out-of-control spending. Giving money to foreign governments or foreign causes is an...

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