Aimee Cutrona is currently serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Levant Affairs (NEA/LEV) and most recently served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
She began her career in 1999, serving her first assignment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Since then she has served as a Political Officer in Embassies in El Salvador, Qatar, and Egypt. Ms. Cutrona has also served in Washington in the Near Eastern Affairs Bureau, covering countries including Iraq, Algeria and Tunisia, and as a special assistant to the Under Secretary for Global Affairs on efforts to promote International Women’s Issues and combat Trafficking in Persons.
She is a graduate of Smith College and holds a master’s degree in International Relations and Conflict Management from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.