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Lydia Hollingsworth

International Program Specialist

Lydia Hollingsworth is an International Program Specialist with the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel. Ms. Hollingsworth works on the Energy Transition team, with a focus on programming in Asia.  

Prior to CLDP, Ms. Hollingsworth worked at Chemonics International, where she supported multiple USAID funded projects in South and Southeast Asia. Before Chemonics, Ms. Hollingsworth was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Myanmar. She worked at a government high school, collaborating closely with two local counterparts to teach English, art, and dance.  

Ms. Hollingsworth is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Policy and received her BA from the University of Puget Sound in International Business and Chinese Language and Culture. She is proficient in Mandarin and conversational in Burmese.