Devex, the global development website picked the 7 top ‘power couples in development’ and our own Carrie Hessler-Radelet and her husband, Steve, came in #6. Devex wrote:
As we gear up for Valentine’s Day, Devex is celebrating power couples making an impact on today’s most pressing global issues. Check out our list of seven top power couples in development.
Carrie Hessler-Radelet and husband Steve are a D.C.-based power couple. Carrie Hessler-Radelet was appointed as the U.S. Peace Corps director in 2014, spearheading a revamp in the volunteer organization’s application and selection process. Steve Radelet is the chief economist for USAID, after serving as deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Africa, the Middle East and Asia from 2000 to 2002 and a brief stint at Center for Global Development as a senior fellow.
Fast fact: Steve Radelet and Carrie Hessler-Radelet served together in the Peace Corps in Western Samoa, now known as Samoa.
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Check out who made the list with Carrie & Steve here:https://www.devex.com/news/devcouples-7-global-development-power-couples-85489