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Ahni Hecht

Project Manager II-Research Support


Ahni Hecht is a project controller in the Strategy, Policy, and Implementation Group within the Integrated Applications Center, where she works on a variety of projects, including the USAID-NREL Partnership and Technical Leadership on Advanced Energy Systems in Asia.


M.A., International Affairs, American University

M.A., Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, University for Peace in Costa Rica

B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies – Environmental Science, International Studies, and Spanish, University of Arizona

Professional Experience

Ahni’s background is varied and includes experience in sustainable agriculture, program management, development, accounting, and human resources. She has done work overseas on multiple projects, including planting design on a permaculture farm in Nicaragua and tracking and tagging dolphins in Argentina.