Jessica Jones

Global Health Division Director

Jessica Jones is an international development and global health expert with more than 20 years of experience in systems innovation, market dynamics, private sector engagement, strategy development, and innovation. She is currently a director on the…

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USAID Pakistan Building Healthy Families Activity

The USAID Pakistan Building Healthy Families Activity supports the national reproductive and maternal health agenda and family planning goals utilizing a health systems strengthening approach.
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An Imperative to Support Local Innovation in the Health Sector

To achieve health for all, the global health community must bring localization, private sector engagement, and innovation together into a single agenda that supports stronger, more resilient health systems.
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Drew Gillispie


Drew Gillispie is treasurer for Chemonics. With more than fifteen years of experience in international development, Drew specializes in USAID contract management, project operations, and finance. Before moving into a finance role, Drew supported projects in…

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Chemonics at CIES 2024

Chemonics is proud to be a sponsor of the 68th annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), which is taking place online beginning March 6th and in Miami, Florida beginning March 10th, 2024. …

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Transforming Ukraine’s District Heating: Technology to the Rescue

New technology, such as heat pumps, has the potential to transform Ukraine’s outdated District Heating infrastructure into modern, efficient, sustainable, equitable, and resilient systems.
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Disinformation in Niger: Trends and Recommendations

Coordinated disinformation campaigns – online and offline – seek to sow discord in democracies by subverting elections, undermining trust in public institutions, and shaping public perceptions about politically controversial issues. Among tactics, operators seek to plant…

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Learning from Inclusive Service Design for Migration Service Centers in Colombia

One-stop-shop migration service centers in Colombia serve as a model for other countries with high levels of migration in Latin America and around the world.
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B. James Soukamneuth

Senior Finance & Investment Advisor, Private Sector Engagement Practice

B. James Soukamneuth is a strategic and analytical professional with more than 20 years of experience working across the private and public sectors in North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, and West Africa. He brings experience in…

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The Upsides and Downsides of Increasing Regional Manufacturing

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted inequalities in access to supply chains, which has led to heightened focus on the capacity of African nations to increase regional manufacturing.
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