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Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program — Microenterprise and Private Enterprise Promotion Office (MPEP)

EMDAP Advisers support the Microenterprise and Private Enterprise Promotion Office (MPEP) of the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3).
  • Program Snapshot

  • Country: USA
  • Award Value: $299,125
  • VEGA Lead Member: Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Objective: Originally designed in 2011 to provide assistance to USAID’s EGAT/ED office in helping to vamp the JOBS Program, EMDAP Advisers now support the Microenterprise and Private Enterprise Promotion Office (MPEP) of the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3).
  • Volunteers: 2
  • Theme: Local Capacity Development
Autumn with elephants

The 2013-2014 EMDAP Adviser, Ms. Autumn Gorman, assists MPEP in promoting entrepreneurship development. This includes advocating for the importance of entrepreneurship in all appropriate fora, inside and outside the U.S. government; contributing to the communication strategy, strategic goals and the programmatic framework; reaching out to Missions as well as the private sector to promote entrepreneurship and seek partnerships; improving capacity building through training; and developing new programs that will help further develop the market innovation ecosystem in USAID-presence countries.