Nicole Bibbins Sedaca
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca "serves as the Senior Director for Strategic Planning and External Affairs in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. In this position, she manages the bureau’s long-range planning efforts and outreach to key partners, including Congress, non-governmental organizations, and media.
"Prior to this position, Ms. Bibbins Sedaca served as Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs. Her portfolio included democracy promotion initiatives, including the Community of Democracies, the Millennium Challenge Account and Trafficking in Persons. She also served as the Special Assistant to the Under Secretary, handling democracy, human rights, religious freedom, labor issues, and trafficking. From 1999-2001, she was the Special Assistant to the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, the Balkans Refugee Affairs Officer, and Special Assistant to Ambassador for Kosovo Implementation, each at the U.S. Department of State. During the Kosovo crisis, Ms. Bibbins Sedaca was detailed to the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the U.S. Department of Defense.
"Prior to her government service, Mrs. Bibbins Sedaca worked for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Ankara, Turkey, and the Regional Center for Foreigners’ Concerns in Berlin, Germany. She earned a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the College of William and Mary. As a Rotary Ambassadorial Fellow, she also studied international politics at Humboldt Universitaet in Berlin, Germany.
- 2004 Participant, Congress of Democrats from the Islamic World
- "Participants", (Biographical note), Undated, Accessed June 2007.