Anne Simmons-Benton

Co-Head, US delegation to the W20; Deputy Chair, US Chapter of the Society for International Development

About Anne Simmons-Benton

A leader in international development and a champion for the economic empowerment of women, Anne is the Deputy Chair of the US Chapter of the Society for International Development, Co-Head of the US delegation to W20, Co-Chair of W20’s MSME Working Group, and a W7 Advisor. She is a Principal at Deep Water Point, LLC where she creates partnerships for the private sector with the international development community. In addition to practicing law in Washington, D.C., she has worked for the US Agency for International Development, served at the World Trade Organization, private development firms and a major research university.

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Business NGO/Civil Society

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