Meaningful Contributions

Diana Putman ’78 Named USAID Mission Director for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted September 15, 2011
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Diana Putman ’78, Ph.D.  ’85, was sworn in as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s mission director to the Democratic Republic of Congo in late July. “Putman will oversee a $306 million program that focuses on bolstering peace and stability; protecting civilians; strengthening governance institutions; and supporting economic recovery, growth, and the provision of basic […]

Diana Putman ’78 Wins Award for Constructive Dissent

Posted February 16, 2011
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At a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State  last June, the American Foreign Service Association presented an award for “constructive dissent” to Diana Putman ’78, an official at the U.S. Agency for International Development. In 2009, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was planning a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo focusing on […]