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Hilda M. (Bambi) Arellano

Board Director
Hilda M. (Bambi) Arellano - Board Director in Lutheran World Relief

Hilda M. “Bambi” Arellano retired from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2014, where she worked for more than three decades. She served as mission director in Egypt, Iraq, Peru, Hungary and Ecuador and as the coordinating director for development and economic affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan. Her last assignment for USAID was as the senior development advisor at the State Department’s Foreign Service Institute. Most recently, she served as the director of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.