Henrietta Fore recently served as the seventh executive director of UNICEF. Prior to taking up this appointment Ms. Fore served as chair of the board and chief executive officer of Holsman International, a manufacturing and investment company. From 2007 to 2009, Ms. Fore served as both the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the director of U.S. foreign assistance in the U.S. State Department. From 2005 to 2007, Ms. Fore was under secretary of state for management, the chief operating officer for the U.S. Department of State. Prior to that, she was the 37th director of the United States Mint, a position she held from 2001 to 2005. Earlier in her career, at USAID, she was appointed as assistant administrator for Asia and assistant administrator for private enterprise (1989–1993). She also served on the boards of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. In addition to her government service, Ms. Fore has had leadership roles in a number of organizations in civil society. Ms. Fore has also had leadership roles in the corporate sector, serving on the boards of a number of U.S. and international public corporations. Ms. Fore has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wellesley College and a Master of Science in Public Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. She is married and has four children.
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The United States Development Approach in an Age of Great Power Competition: A Conversation with Former USAID Administrators
Event by John J. Hamre , Daniel F. Runde , Henrietta Fore , Rajiv Shah , Gayle Smith , and Mark Green — May 8, 2023
An Exit Interview with Henrietta Fore, Former Executive Director of UNICEF
Event by Henrietta Fore and Daniel F. Runde — May 10, 2022