Champions of Change

C.D. Glin, Jr.

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In 2009, C.D. Glin, Jr. was appointed as the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Partnerships for the U.S. Peace Corps. In this newly established office, he is responsible for developing and implementing the agency’s policy and strategy for establishing and maintaining partnerships with other Executive Branch agencies, multilateral organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank, international NGOs and the private sector with particular focus on Peace Corps’ contribution to U.S. global development efforts around food security, global health and education, youth development and the environment.  

Over the past 15 years, Mr. Glin has worked in the public and non-profit sectors leveraging the support of the private sector to drive global economic growth and development. He has lived in Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa and has worked in numerous other African, Eastern European and Latin American countries consulting to USAID, global corporations, the World Bank, and international non-profits.

Mr. Glin holds a B.A. in Political Science from Howard University and a Master’s Certificate in Business Administration from Tulane University. He is a past participant in the Aspen Institute’s Socrates Society forum for emerging leaders and the International Careers Advance Program (ICAP). He served on the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

During the Presidency of Nelson Mandela, Mr. Glin served as volunteer in the first Peace Corps South Africa group, and he is currently writing a book about his experience.

 

About the Peace Corps

The Peace Corps traces its roots and mission to 1961, when then Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries.

Since that time, more than 200,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education to information technology and environmental preservation.

Today's Peace Corps is more vital than ever, continuing to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities.

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