Jennifer Anderson is Senior Program Officer for South Asia at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). In this role, she manages CIPE’s programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka and travels frequently to the region. Anderson was based in South Asia for ten years, working in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan on a range of programs strengthening democratic governance. Before joining CIPE, she was most recently with USAID in Afghanistan, where she spent two years. First, as the civilian lead for rule of law with a Provincial Reconstruction Team and later as a Senior Development Adviser embedded with a U.S. Army Brigade. Anderson holds a Bachelor’s in Photography from Colombia College, Chicago, and a Masters of Science, with a major in Cultural Geography, from Portland State University, Oregon. Jennifer also speaks Nepali.