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Gayle Smith

President and CEO of the ONE Campaign; Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development; Former Special Assistant to President Obama and President Clinton

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Gayle Smith Biography

Gayle E. Smith is the President and CEO of the ONE Campaign. She served as a top advisor on development issues for two American presidents and is one of the world’s leading experts on global development. She brings an unparalleled expertise on development and democracy issues, and an extraordinary network of relationships across the African continent and around the world. In her most recent role, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Smith led a staff of more than 10,000 people working to end extreme poverty, foster sustained and inclusive economic growth, and promote resilient, democratic societies all over the world.

Smith had previously served as special assistant to President Obama and senior director for development and democracy at the National Security Council, and as special assistant to President Clinton and senior director for African affairs at the National Security Council. Before her work on the NSC Smith founded the sustainable security program at the Center for American Progress, and co-founded the ENOUGH project and the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network. She also worked as a journalist and with NGOs in Africa for more than 20 years. Smith is originally from Bexley, Ohio and earned a B.A. from the University of Colorado.

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President and CEO of the ONE Campaign; Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development; Former Special Assistant to President Obama and President Clinton

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Gayle Smith Biography

Gayle E. Smith is the President and CEO of the ONE Campaign. She served as a top advisor on development issues for two American presidents and is one of the world’s leading experts on global development. She brings an unparalleled expertise on development and democracy issues, and an extraordinary network of relationships across the African continent and around the world. In her most recent role, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Smith led a staff of more than 10,000 people working to end extreme poverty, foster sustained and inclusive economic growth, and promote resilient, democratic societies all over the world.

Smith had previously served as special assistant to President Obama and senior director for development and democracy at the National Security Council, and as special assistant to President Clinton and senior director for African affairs at the National Security Council. Before her work on the NSC Smith founded the sustainable security program at the Center for American Progress, and co-founded the ENOUGH project and the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network. She also worked as a journalist and with NGOs in Africa for more than 20 years. Smith is originally from Bexley, Ohio and earned a B.A. from the University of Colorado.

Gayle Smith Videos

  • #AGRF2019 Fireside Chat - Gayle Smith, CEO ONE Campaign ...
    Oct 7, 2019 ... #AGRF2019 Fireside Chat - Gayle Smith, CEO ONE Campaign. AGRF FORUM. Loading... Unsubscribe from AGRF FORUM? Cancel
  • Remarks by USAID Administrator Gayle Smith at the White House ...
    Jul 21, 2016 ... On July 20, 2016, President Obama hosted the White House Summit on Global Development to recognize progress we've made and ensure...

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  • How to book Gayle Smith?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Gayle Smith for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Gayle Smith, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Gayle Smith or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Gayle Smith?

    Booking fees for Gayle Smith, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gayle Smith, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Gayle Smith?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gayle Smith for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gayle Smith for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gayle Smith or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gayle Smith or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Gayle Smith is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Gayle Smith for your event is available upon request. Gayle Smith generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sangu Delle, Djimon Hounsou, Ilona Kickbusch, Sabrina Bensawan and Ben Siegel. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gayle Smith for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • #AGRF2019 Fireside Chat - Gayle Smith, CEO ONE Campaign ...
    Oct 7, 2019 ... #AGRF2019 Fireside Chat - Gayle Smith, CEO ONE Campaign. AGRF FORUM. Loading... Unsubscribe from AGRF FORUM? Cancel
    Remarks by USAID Administrator Gayle Smith at the White House ...
    Jul 21, 2016 ... On July 20, 2016, President Obama hosted the White House Summit on Global Development to recognize progress we've made and ensure it ...

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