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Rebecca Saxton-Fox

USAID
ICT Policy Advisor
Washington, DC
Rebecca Saxton-Fox is an ICT Policy Advisor on the Development Informatics team at USAID. She works on advancing the appropriate use of data and digital technologies in USAID programs, with a particular focus in the past few years on development and promotion of responsible data practices within the Agency. When she first joined USAID in 2015, she worked on the Lab’s Ebola recovery team on strengthening health information systems in West Africa. Prior to that, Rebecca spent two years in Jordan working for the United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS) on regional humanitarian and development projects in in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen. Rebecca began her career with Orbis International, primarily working as logistics coordinator on their “Flying Eye Hospital”, an airplane converted into an ophthalmic teaching hospital that travels the world training local doctors and providing free medical care – which took her to more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Rebecca holds a MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and a BA in Economics from Haverford College. She lives in DC with her husband and two children.