Claire Everhart is a Presidential Management Fellow alumna for USAID's Development Credit Authority, where she manages all existing financial institution partnerships across Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. This includes frequent travel and liaising with local and international banks, micro-finance institutions (MFIs), non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs), investments funds, municipal bond issuers, etc. across all regions to increase access to finance through the leveraging of local private capital. Prior to USAID, Claire worked for an external elevator of USAID programs. She is a graduate of University College London and Ohio Wesleyan University.