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is senior associate and director of the Trade, Equity, and Development project atthe Carnegie Endowment. Before joining the Endowment, she served as the U.S. Secretary of State’s special representative for international labor affairs, the senior State Department officialdealing with such matters. She played a leading role in the development of U.S. government policyon international labor issues, and integrated those issues into U.S. trade and foreign policy. Prior tothat, she was the director of research for the North American Commission on Labor Cooperation, aNAFTA-related intergovernmental body.Cover photo:Tomasz Tomaszewski/National Geographic Image Collection