On the heels of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to the United States, Energy & Environment Program Associate Director Mihaela Carstei joins CTV to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project that would transport tar sands oil from Canada and the northern United States to refineries in the Gulf coast of Texas.
Huma Haque is the assistant director of the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council.
Prior to joining the Council, Huma worked at Acumen Fund as a business development associate in Karachi, Pakistan. Beyond cultivating relationships with key constituents and conducting activities to spread awareness about social impact investing, she focused on Acumen community development by creating a community development strategy, recruiting volunteers and managing the local Acumen chapters. Before this, she was a project associate for the United Nations Capital Development Fund, where she evaluated a UNCDF local economic development initiative (LED) in Nicaragua focused on gender and food security. Her team's findings and recommendations were used to improve LED program efforts in other developing countries. Huma has also worked as a management consultant at Accenture in the communications and high tech group, where she analyzed and assessed ways to improve business processes related to serving clients and the overall customer experience while maintaining business continuity.
She holds a masters in public administration, concentrating in international policy and management, from New York University and completed her BA in Hispanic studies and economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
On May 22, the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative will hold a discussion on the history of cyber critical infrastructure protection in recognition of the 15th anniversary of Presidential Decision Directive 63 (PDD-63).
On May 30, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center will release a new issue brief, The Kaleidoscope Turns Again in a Crisis-Challenged Iran, a discussion of Iran’s upcoming presidential elections.
From June 13-14, the 2013 Wrocław Global Forum will bring together over 350 top policy-makers and business leaders to explore the region’s impact as an actor in Europe, as well as its crucial role in the transatlantic partnership and on the global stage.