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Long-time World Bank staffer Valerio will work with Dominican Republic

June 17, 2020

Alexandria ValerioAlexandria Valerio ’93 MPA, a consultant and specialist with the World Bank for more than 27 years, has been selected to serve as the bank’s resident representative for the Dominican Republic, beginning July 1.

In her new position, Valerio will lead strategic dialogue with the Dominican government, and manage the program and team by which the World Bank supports development priorities in the Dominican Republic. An additional goal, at present, is to support the country’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Valerio, a Mexican national, has worked for the World Bank in the Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. Most recently, she has served as lead education specialist for the Europe and Central Asia region.

For more on Valerio’s appointment, see this World Bank announcement. See also: Valerio’s staff biography at


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