World Water Week 2022

During this session our panel of experts will present an overview of prevailing groundwater development and management challenges in the South African Development Community (SADC) region and discuss interventions for groundwater governance through improvement of policy, legal and institutional frameworks, effective groundwater knowledge management, and mainstreaming groundwater governance into River Basin Organizations.      The…

News: Chemonics Publishes Its First Biennial Report on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Chemonics International is pleased to release its first-ever biennial report on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In the report, the company shares its milestones, challenges, lessons learned, and next steps in its efforts to increase diversity, expand inclusivity, deepen equity, and foster a sense of belonging across its workforce, policies, and systems. The purpose of…

Advancing Inclusive Development

Chemonics invests in people, systems, and practices to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices in inclusive development. With a dedicated Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Technical Practice — a 200-member community of practice of development professionals and a network of more than 70 technical specialists embedded in projects around the world —…

Susan Pascocello

Susan Pascocello is Chemonics’ General Counsel. An international development executive and lawyer, Ms. Pascocello brings more than 30 years of progressive private and public sector legal experience, including 25 years working in different aspects of international development. She served as USAID’s General Counsel (Acting) for four years during her time as Deputy General Counsel and…

3 Questions with Captain Amos Lee On Recruiting Veteran Talent in Development

The SkillBridge program connects qualified organizations in various sectors with exceptional members of the U.S. Armed Forces in their final months of active duty. This exchange provides service members with industry-specific growth opportunities, enabling companies like Chemonics to identify and access top-tier talent motivated to learn about and contribute to those companies’ missions and business goals. Chemonics is honored to host its first SkillBridge intern, U.S. Army Captain Amos Lee, and learn more…

Nancy Maroun

Nancy Maroun is the Senior Technical Advisor on the Chemonics-implemented USAID Community Support Program (CSP) in Lebanon. She brings more than 25 years of experience in designing and managing programs and research in governance, peacebuilding, and social affairs. Dr. Maroun holds a PhD in Sociology from the United States. She taught university students in Lebanon…

Creativity and Innovation Can Save the Day

With today’s incredible advancements in technology, medicine, and industry, there has never been a better time in history to be alive. Yet universal gaps in income and wellbeing persist to a staggering degree, especially compared to the relative wealth and resources generated by the world economy. According to reporting by the World Economic Forum, the richest…

News: Chemonics Names Catherine Kannam as the Company’s First Chief Operating Officer

Chemonics International is proud to announce Catherine Kannam as its first chief operating officer. Catherine, who joined Chemonics in 2010, has extensive experience in the international development sector, including stabilization, local economic development, municipal governance, gender equality, and social inclusion. As chief operating officer, Catherine has assumed oversight of the executive division, including the Diversity, Equity,…