Hamissou Samari

Hamissou Samari

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, C‘12, Master's Degree in Public Administration
American University, C‘09, Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, with Honors
Borough of Manhattan Community College, C‘07, Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences

Current Employment: Senior Program Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Big Dream: As a Togolese native and active member of society, Hamissou has embarked on a career in international development that focuses on reducing poverty through economic growth, and addressing the many challenges and constraints to growth in the developing world. This includes policy reforms, livelihood strengthening, as well as challenges over access to energy, access to water and other factors of production.  He is focusing his career on the field monitoring and evaluation of development projects, helping track projects' progress and results, and evaluating the long-term impacts of investments.

Leadership Activities:

  • Fellow, Public Policy and International Affairs, University of Michigan
  • Public Policy Intern, White House Commission on Remembrance
  • Volunteer, AmeriCorps
  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of Community Colleges