Paul Weisenfeld receives Administrator’s Distinguished Career Service Award from USAID

WASHINGTON — Paul Weisenfeld, vice president for Global Programs at RTI International, received the Administrator’s Distinguished Career Service Award from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

The Administrator’s Distinguished Career Service Award is the highest honor given by USAID to recognize exceptionally distinguished careers. The award honors Weisenfeld for his tremendous accomplishments, leadership, vision and dedication to technical excellence during his career with USAID. The award was presented at the USAID Annual Awards Ceremony April 18 in Washington, D.C.

Before joining RTI, Weisenfeld served as a Foreign Service officer for USAID, achieving the highest rank of career minister in the Senior Foreign Service. Throughout his more than 22 years of experience in international development, Weisenfeld has served in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

At RTI, he provides strategic oversight of international development projects, facilitates integration of various international development program areas, and oversees business strategy and communications.

He has managed large teams and implemented high-profile initiatives in economic policy and economic growth, agriculture and food security, trade and investment promotion, banking and finance, democracy and governance, education, housing and urban development, public health, and humanitarian assistance.

Weisenfeld holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Queens College, City University of New York. 

Paul Weisenfeld

Highlights

  • Paul Weisenfeld, vice president for Global Programs at RTI International, received the Administrator’s Distinguished Career Service Award from USAID
  • The award is the highest honor given by USAID to recognize exceptionally distinguished careers