Anne Dix is a career U.S. Senior Foreign Service officer (Counselor) serving with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Prior to joining the faculty at Eisenhower, Dr. Dix was the USAID Country Representative for Botswana, where she was the US Ambassador’s Development Advisor for Botswana and the South African Development Commission (SADC). Prior to Botswana, Dr. Dix was the Director of USAID’s Office of American Schools and Hospitals abroad, USAID’s largest Public Diplomacy Program, while also leading the effort to hire USAID’s most diverse cadre of environment officers to date. Dr. Dix has worked for USAID for over 25 years and has broad international development experience, having designed and managed inclusive programs in health, infrastructure, education, water, environment, agriculture, and natural resources. Skilled in local capacity development and community led development, Dr. Dix has served in Central and South America, West and Southern Africa, and South/Southeast Asia. In Afghanistan, she led the Infrastructure Division, USAID’s largest on-budget program at the time with a running pipeline of US$2.4 billion. Prior to joining USAID Dr. Dix Environmental Studies and fundraised for local NGOs in Guatemala. Dr. Dix holds a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Georgia and a BA from Mount Holyoke College and speaks Spanish and French.