Jessica Klein

Jessica Klein

Special Assistant at U.S. Department of State

Washington D.C. Metro Area
International Trade and Development

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Jessica Klein's Experience

Special Assistant

U.S. Department of State

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

March 2009Present (5 years 7 months)

Office of the Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance (F)

- Oversee the development of, a highly-visible website to make all U.S. foreign assistance funding and programmatic data more transparent and useful.
- Manage a team of six; presenting to executive leadership, such as Secretary Clinton, Congressional representatives, USAID Administrator Shah, and at international forums; coordinating and preparing interagency working groups, schedules, and official guidance; and building consensus on complicated reporting requirements.
- Write a weekly bulletin to over 5,000 DOS and USAID staff, draft talking points and briefings for office leadership; and manage office press and public affairs duties to better communicate office policies, positions, and accomplishments to internal and external stakeholders.
- Support and analyze the formulation of the $35 billion annual budget of USAID and DOS to identify trends and trade-offs, and to ensure compliance with congressional mandates.
- Liaise between the F Chief Operating Officer and other stakeholders to ensure the effective coordination, implementation, and management of foreign assistance strategies, policies, and processes.

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; International Affairs industry

June 2006July 2009 (3 years 2 months)

Global Health Bureau / Population and Reproductive Health Office / Policy, Evaluation, and Communication Division

- Analyzed financial data for global projects with budgets of $5 million to over $100 million for accuracy, adherence to USAID regulations, and effectiveness.
- Managed communications with partners to ensure effective project execution, information flow, and reporting.
- Conducted a comprehensive assessment of the USAID/DR Congo’s $67 million health portfolio to write a report of findings, recommendations, and strategies for DR Congo senior staff; information was used to reorganize health programs and eliminate procurement redundancies.

Financial & Office Management

River Hill Garden Center

June 2005June 2006 (1 year 1 month)

VA General Assembly Intern

Inova Health System

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

January 2005April 2005 (4 months)

Jessica Klein's Skills & Expertise

  1. Policy Analysis
  2. Global Health
  3. Program Evaluation
  4. International Relations
  5. International Development
  6. Nonprofits
  7. Reproductive Health
  8. Foreign Policy
  9. Business Strategy
  10. Diplomacy
  11. Business Analysis
  12. Financial Analysis
  13. NGOs
  14. Public Policy
  15. Capacity Building
  16. Public Diplomacy
  17. Analysis
  18. Foreign Affairs
  19. Leadership
  20. Government
  21. International Security
  22. Economic Development
  23. Africa
  24. Federal Government
  25. Humanitarian Assistance
  26. Rule Of Law
  27. Politics
  28. Economics
  29. Intercultural Communication
  30. Public/private Partnerships
  31. Human Rights
  32. Strategic Communications
  33. Civil Society
  34. Policy
  35. International Economics

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Jessica Klein's Education

University of Richmond

B.A., International Studies, French


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