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Coffee Talk With Nichola Dyer

The Department of Political Science presents a Coffee Talk with:
Nichola Dyer, Program Manager of the Global Architecture and Food Security Program (GAFSP)

Friday, February 16, 2018

2:00-4:00 pm


Henry F. Hall Building, room 1220

1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West


Nichola Dyer is Program Manager of the Global Architecture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), a multi-stakeholder program housed in the World Bank Group. During her 24 years at the World Bank Group, she has worked in various operational and corporate roles. Early in her career she established the World Bank’s office in Gabon, which prepared her to serve as Special Assistant to the Bank’s Vice President for Africa, then to work in numerous countries on the continent. She has also worked on industry and energy in the Maghreb and country programs in the Western Balkans.

She led the World Bank Group’s Office of Ethics and Business Conduct at crucial junctures, helping to build its advisory practice and designing and delivering training programs and workshops for senior internal and external stakeholders.

Diversity and inclusion are key areas of focus for her. She has developed Greenfield engagements on disability and excluded minorities and served on corporate committees.

Prior to the Bank, she worked for KPMG’s Policy Economics Group. Her PhD studies at the University if Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, from which she obtained a Masters in Economics, focused on econometrics and industrial organization.

As an undergraduate of Concordia in the Economics Co-op Program, Nichola completed a work-term in the summer of 1983 at the Department of Industry Trade and Commerce, Government of Canada, in Hull Quebec.







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