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Executive Vice President Anna Slother
Anna Slother is a strategic and inclusive leader with 23 years of cross-cutting experience in operations, program management, business development, human resource management, and institutional strengthening. As Executive Vice President, she oversees a diverse portfolio of $475 million in USAID-funded programs and serves on Chemonics’ Board of Directors. She has extensive experience leading crisis response teams, having supported efforts related to Ukraine, Afghanistan, and the global COVID-19 response; spearheading change management efforts, such as overseeing the five-year initiative to consolidate Chemonics’ corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C.; promoting work culture engagement by serving as the executive sponsor of ChemONYX, an employee resource group dedicated to cultivating Black leaders at Chemonics and within the international development sector; and structuring talent management programs to promote greater equity and inclusion. Previously, Ms. Slother led business operations for Chemonics’ Global Health and Supply Chain Office, providing support services in business conduct, communications, compliance, continual improvement, human resources, and security to the $9.5 billion USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management project. She has also led Chemonics’ Supply Chain Solutions Division, Human Resources Division, and Central and Eastern Europe Region as senior vice president. Ms. Slother has a bachelor’s degree in political science and Asian studies as well as a certificate in teaching English as a second language from Beloit College.
by Anna Slother
As the world and development community continue to face increasingly complex humanitarian and conflict crises, most recently Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Chemonics’ Executive Vice President Anna Slother discusses the importance of staff care globally. She offers insights from her experience leading crisis responses, shares lessons learned from resilient Ukrainian, Afghan, and other colleagues worldwide, and…