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Bertini, Catherine Ann

Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators

1950 – Catherine Ann Bertini was born on March 30th in Syracuse, New York. American public servant.

1971 – Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University at Albany, The State University of New York.

         – Was a confidential assistant in the office of Gov. Nelson Rockefeller

1980 – Bertini has served as a commissioner on the Illinois State Scholarship Commission.

1985 – Was the commissioner of the Illinois Human Rights Commission.

1987 – She served as Director of the Office of Family Assistance at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.

1989 – Nomination of Catherine Ann Bertini To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.

         – Served as Acting Assistant Secretary for the Family Support Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.

1992 – Served as Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

1996 – The Times Magazine (London) named her as one of "The World’s Most Powerful Women".

2000-2001 – Appointed as a Special Envoy for Drought in the Horn of Africa.

2002 – Republic of Italy honored her with its Order of Merit.

         – Received the Prize of Excellence from the Association of African Journalists.

         – She was the Chair of the United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition.

         – Professor of practice in public administration at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.