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Chief of Party, USAID Famine Early Warning Systems Network 7 Laura Glaeser

Laura Glaeser currently serves as the chief of party for the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) team. She is a food security, early warning, and livelihoods analysis expert with nearly 20 years of experience designing, managing, evaluating, and providing technical assistance and decision support for food-security focused programs in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. She has served as a chief of party and deputy chief of party and in technical decision support and food security analysis leadership roles in prior phases of FEWS NET. Prior to joining Chemonics, served for more than three years as a USAID Food for Peace (FFP) officer and in a food security advisory capacity on several USAID- and other donor-funded projects. Laura holds a B.A. in anthropology, international studies, and French from Macalester College.