Julia V. Taft

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Julia Vadala Taft former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, has joined the Board of Directors of the International Campaign for Tibet in July 2005.

"Taft served as Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration at the United States State Department from 1997 to 2001. She has also been Director of the Office for U.S. Disaster Assistance in USAID and President and Chief Executive Officer of InterAction, a coalition of 156 US-based private, voluntary organizations working on international development, refugee assistance and humanitarian relief.

"Taft has received several awards, including the Presidential End Hunger Award (1989) and the AID Distinguished Service Award for Personal Courage for her relief efforts in the Armenian earthquake (1990). She also served on the Board of the National Endowment for Democracy for three years." [1]

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  1. Advisory Board, Council on Foreign Relations, accessed January 21, 2008.
  2. RefugePoint People, organizational web page, accessed May 26, 2013.

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