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Emira Ajeti

Ms. Ajeti is a dynamic leader with over twelve years of experience in bridging the gap between the private and the public sector. She has interacted intensively with the African and the Balkan diaspora, as well as the private sector, the national and local governments, international organizations, including International Organization for Migration (IOM), European Commission (EC), USAID, and the World Bank providing private sector development, policy and strategy development services. She successfully led the process of  Kosovo’s membership to the IMF and World Bank in June 2009.

She holds an MBA and has developed and managed over 30 projects, including donor funded projects. She served as the markets and export manager at the $13.9 million USAID EMPOWER Private Sector project, where she connected Kosovo businesses with new markets, making long-lasting and impactful linkages. Currently she serves as the Public-Private Dialogue Advisor at the USAID Kosovo Economic Governance activity to support a self-reliant and inclusive governance of the business environment.

In the past months she has been engaged as a co-Consultant for IOM Mauritius and Seychelles to develop the National Diaspora Engagement Action Plan, as well as before that she worked for IOM Lesotho for Diaspora Engagement Policy Development. She also serves on IOM’s Advisory Board of iDiaspora.