Carol Welch

Carol Welch

Director, Strategy, Planning, and Management, and Chief of Staff, Global Growth & Opportunity Division; Interim Director, Nutrition

Carol Welch leads strategic planning for the foundation’s Global Growth & Opportunity Division and serves as the division’s chief of staff. She is also interim director of the foundation’s Nutrition team.

Carol joined the foundation in 2008 as a program officer and has held various roles in development policy and advocacy. Highlights of her work include representing the foundation on the multi-year negotiation over the Strategic Development Goals and serving as a deputy director of the Africa team, where she helped shape the foundation’s efforts in Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania. She has also served as interim director of the Global Education program.

Before joining the foundation, Carol worked for the United Nations Development Programme and Friends of the Earth.

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