Charles MacCormack

Charles MacCormack was president of World Learning from 1977 to 1992 and joined its board of trustees in 2010. He was a director of the master’s degree program at the School for International Training (now SIT Graduate Institute) and an Experimenter to Spain in 1965.

From 1993 to 2011, MacCormack was president of Save the Children, a nonprofit that serves children in need worldwide. He was on the board of the International Save the Children Alliance from 1993 to 2010, which serves more than 120 countries and manages $1.3 billion annually.

MacCormack sat on advisory committees for the U.S. Agency for International Development, and was president of the NGO Committee on UNICEF. He was selected by the United Nations secretary general for the Founding Committee of the United Nations University. MacCormack is on the board of InterAction, a national association of more than 160 US international humanitarian and development organizations. He co-chairs the boards of the Basic Education Coalition and the Campaign for Effective Global Leadership, is a founding board member of Malaria No More, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

MacCormack holds a BA from Middlebury College. He attended Columbia University for his MA and PhD. He was a National Science Foundation Fellow at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and a Fulbright Fellow at the Universidad Central de Venezuela.

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