Administrator, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance

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Renata Adjibodou

Renata Adjibodou was named the Administrator for the Department of Labor’s Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance on June 4, 2023. With over thirty years in public service – including more than 15 years in leadership positions in the department’s Employment and Training Administration – she assumes the new role after serving as the Acting Regional Administrator for ETA’s Region 03 - Atlanta Regional Office.

Previously, Ms. Adjibodou was Deputy Administrator for the Office of Foreign Labor Certification where she directed operations for the ETA-OFLC National Processing Centers, and served as Center Director of National Prevailing Wage Center and Atlanta National Processing Center. Prior to her role in the Office of Foreign Labor Certification, she spent 20 years serving in ETA’s Region 01-Boston Regional Office. Before leaving the Regional office she served as Division Chief, responsible for the Division of Youth Services and the Division of Workforce Investment.

Ms. Adjibodou is a Senior Executive Fellow of Harvard Kennedy School of Government and holds a master’s degree in Community Economic Development from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida.