Atrocity Prevention in the Real World: A Tale of Four Countries
Ambassador Donald Steinberg, former Deputy Adminstrator of USAID, will reflect on 25 years of experiences in South Africa, Rwanda, Kenya and Syria.
Steinberg brings more than 35 years of experience in government and nongovernmental organizations, and expertise in the fields of international relations and development.
Prior to World Learning Inc., Steinberg served as deputy administrator at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), where he focused on the Middle East and Africa; organizational reforms under the USAID Forward agenda; the inclusion of women, people with disabilities, LGBT persons, and other marginalized groups into the development arena; and expanded dialogue with development partners.
In his previous work with the United States government, Steinberg served as director of the U.S. Department of State’s Joint Policy Council, White House deputy press secretary, National Security Council senior director for African Affairs, special Haiti coordinator, U.S. Ambassador to Angola, and the president’s special representative for Humanitarian Demining. He was also deputy president for policy at the International Crisis Group, a Randolph Jennings senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and has advised the Women's Refugee Commission, the UN Development Fund for Women, the UN Civil Society Advisory Group for Women, Peace and Security, and the Institute for Inclusive Security.