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Ruchi Tekriwal

International Program Specialist

Ruchi Tekriwal is an International Program Specialist with the Commercial Law Development (CLDP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of the General Counsel. Ms. Tekriwal primarily works on programs in the Middle East and North Africa, which focus on customs and trade-related programs, government procurement, and contract enforcement.

Prior to joining CLDP, Ms. Tekriwal lived in Amman, Jordan where she worked in civil society organizations with a focus on women's legal empowerment and access to the justice system. While in Amman, Ms. Tekriwal was also a recipient of the David L. Boren Scholarship and the Fulbright Fellowship through which she continued her Arabic studies at Qasid Institute, while teaching English.

Ms. Tekriwal received her Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics with a concentration in Arabic Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She speaks Arabic and Hindi proficiently and intermediate French.