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The Role of UNICEF USA in the World

June 26, 2024 • 10:00 – 10:30 am EDT

Michele Walsh, Executive Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer, UNICEF USA, has prioritized the value of giving more decision-making power to those closest to the communities impacted while at UNICEF USA. On this episode, Michele joins Dr. Kathleen McInnis, Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative, for a discussion on how she led after Russia invaded Ukraine, including the barriers UNICEF USA anticipated from stakeholders, and the values that drove the decision in the face of challenges and the outcomes. 

This episode is made possible through general support to Smart Women, Smart Power.

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Contact Information

  • Alexis Day
  • Program Manager and Research Associate, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative and Outreach Manager, International Security Program.
  • aday@csis.org
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Kathleen Mcinnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative
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Michele Walsh
Executive Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer, UNICEF USA