The CSEM Advisory Group
Vice President, Policy and Advocacy, PATH
Prior to joining PATH in 2016, Carolyn was senior adviser and manager for external and corporate relations at the World Bank Group. In this senior position, she led the Bank’s strategic communications and policy advocacy efforts in global health, education and human development. In earlier positions, she also shaped and led the expansion of the Bank’s global engagement with civil society organizations (CSOs).
Previously, Carolyn was managing director for the U.S. Global Leadership Campaign, directed advocacy and legislative efforts for InterAction, and served as legislative aide and acting Africa subcommittee director for the late U.S. Senator Paul Simon (D-IL). She started her career in international development as a volunteer teacher in rural Kenya with WorldTeach and on a USAID-funded project to facilitate partnerships between the U.S. and African CSOs.
Carolyn holds an M.A. in economic and political development from Columbia University and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.