Julie Cram is the Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Her portfolio includes the Offices of Education and Local Sustainability. In this position, she oversees the development and implementation of USAID’s strategy and policies in the education sector, as well as the implementation of USAID grant programs aimed at promoting locally-owned and led development efforts.
Julie also serves as Senior Coordinator of United States International Basic Education Assistance. In this capacity, she is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all resources and activities relating to the promotion of international basic education, including the development of a comprehensive U.S. strategy for international basic education in consultation with other U.S. government agencies and external stakeholders.
Prior to joining USAID in January 2018, Julie was an advocacy and public affairs expert with more than 18 years of experience in issue advocacy, communications and government affairs from high-level posts in both the federal government and the private sector.