Catherine Bertini ’71 as a UAlbany Student
Catherine Bertini ’71
International Policy Maker

Her impressive resume includes Assistant Secretary posts with the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services; and 10 years as executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme. She is now a professor of public administration at Syracuse University and a senior fellow at the Bill Gates Foundation, where she is advancing agricultural development in Africa.
Catherine Bertini ’71
B.A. Political Science
Campaign Staff
Nelson Rockefeller
for Governor
Fellowship Kennedy School of Government Harvard University
Executive Director United Nations World Food Programme
Named one of the 'World's Most
Powerful Women' by the Times of London
Under Secretary General for Management United Nations



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