Small businesses to play a big role at USAID

Wednesday - 6/9/2010, 11:08am EDT

Mauricio Vera, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, USAID

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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is continuing its efforts to attract new partnerships with small business leaders. They recently held their third annual Small Business Conference here in Washington, with the theme "Expanding the Diversity of Our Partners." One of the keynote speakers was USAID's Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Mauricio Vera who joins us to talk about how these partnerships work and how small businesses can work with USAID.