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Global Growth & Opportunity


Global Growth and Opportunity works to catalyze sustainable transformative change in the face of inequities and market failures, to realize the potential of untapped markets, and to see the economic and social benefits of including everyone.

Rodger Voorhies

Executive Director

Rodger Voorhies is executive director of the Agricultural Development, Financial Services for the Poor, Gender Equality, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene teams within the Global Growth & Opportunity Division.

Brian Arbogast


Brian Arbogast leads the foundation’s effort to bring groundbreaking innovations in sanitation technology and new ways to deliver sanitation products and services to people in the developing world.

Nick Austin


Nick leads the team that works to reduce poverty for millions of farming families in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by increasing agricultural productivity.

Sarah Hendriks


Sarah Hendriks leads the foundation’s efforts to achieve substantive and sustainable results in promoting gender equality and unlocking the empowerment of women and girls.

Jamie Morris


Jamie Morris is the divisional chief financial officer for both Global Development and Global Growth & Opportunity.

Michael Wiegand


Michael Wiegand leads the foundation’s effort to make high quality financial services widely accessible to poor people throughout the developing world.

Carol Welch


Carol Welch is the director, Strategy, Planning, and Management, and chief of staff, Global Growth & Opportunity.

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