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May 4, 2010: Gayle Smith gives talk in Columbus


Gayle Smith gives talk in Columbus about women, development, and global security Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 8:20 am By Ife Blount EXAMINER

Gayle Smith is Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director at the National Security Council,
where she is responsible for global development, stabilization and humanitarian assistance issues.
She was previously a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Co-Chair of the ENOUGH
Project, and Co-Founder of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network. During the Clinton
Administration, Ms. Smith served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African
Affairs at the NSC, and as Senior Advisor to the Administrator and Chief of Staff of the U.S. Agency
for International Development.

Ms. Smith was based in Africa for over 20 years as a journalist covering military, economic, and political
affairs for the BBC, Associated Press, Reuters, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Toronto Globe &
Mail, London Observer, and Financial Times. She has also consulted for a wide range of NGOs, foundations,
and governmental organizations including UNICEF, the World Bank, Dutch Interchurch Aid, Norwegian
Church Relief, and the Canadian Council for International Cooperation.

ife_blount@yahoo.com

Obstacles for teaching globally continue, despite the political necessity of preparing students to be citizens in an ever-shrinking world.”

- 2004 Honoree
Bobbie Mucha,
Westerville South High School

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