Employee Spotlight: Mia Caglieris

Meet Mia Caglieris, a WBD Associate who joined the firm’s USAID Private Sector Engagement Support team in July 2020. On the client side, she provides our partners with logistical, operational, and budgetary support  — ultimately enabling USAID Missions to develop strategic plans and trainings that build the Agency’s ability to engage the private sector on development and humanitarian challenges.

“I conduct research, coordinate client engagement, and monitor project indicators to better inform USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance’s (BHA) private sector engagement,” she explains.

Mia is also involved in WBD’s Intellectual Capital Group (ICG), writing best practice articles and sharing our team’s thought leadership in the international development space. “I want to be a part of expanding WBD’s international development portfolio. Whether that’s through research, writing, or business development, it’s important to me to be a part of a larger vision,” she says.

Prior to joining to WBD, Mia completed her Master’s Degree in International Public Policy at University College London, which allowed her to concentrate on the connections between economics, international stakeholders, and policy implementation. “The work we do at WBD is a perfect complement to my academic background, and I enjoy being able to directly apply my experience to the work that we do in the international development context,” she notes.

Outside of work, Mia can be found supporting D.C.’s own Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) as she has happily adapted to the District’s sport scene: “I am thrilled to be in a city that values women’s sports and to be able to take advantage of that is one of the highlights of living in the city.” Mia rowed collegiately at Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA and is an avid sports fan.

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