UNICEF executive director Henrietta Fore is a champion of economic development, education, health and humanitarian assistance.

Why you should listen

Henrietta Fore became executive director of UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, on January 1, 2018. Previously she served as the administrator of USAID and director of the United States Foreign Assistance (as the firrst woman to serve in these roles), managing billions of dollars in assistance annually, including support to people and countries recovering from disaster. Prior to this appointment, Fore served as Under Secretary of State for Management, the COO of the Department of State, under President George W. Bush. She also served on the boards of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Aspen Institute among others.

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