CARE Names Beth Solomon Managing Director in Washington, D.C.

CARE Names Beth Solomon Managing Director in Washington, D.C.

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2/23/17

WASHINGTON D.C. (February 23, 2017)  -- The global poverty fighting organization CARE announced today that Beth Solomon has been named Managing Director, External Affairs & Development and will be based in its Washington, D.C. office.

Solomon most recently served on the staff of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and before that as Vice President of the Government Practice of U.S. Bank Corporate Trust. She will now focus on strategic development and communications initiatives at CARE. Solomon will report to Fredrick Anyanwu, CARE Associate Vice President of Resource Development, based in San Francisco.

 “As we expand critical refugee relief services, economic stabilization and continue to fight poverty around the world, we are delighted to have Beth Solomon leading strategic initiatives with key partners in the nation’s capital,” said Michelle Nunn, CARE President & CEO.

Solomon began her career as a reporter for the Voice of America, based in Nairobi, Kenya. She reported for ABC News and Radio France International on the fall of the Berlin Wall and the first free elections in post-Soviet East Europe, based in Berlin.

Solomon was a speechwriter for Nunn’s father, Sam Nunn (D-GA), the three-term Senator and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and previously spearheaded strategic initiatives at the International Franchise Association and the National Association of Manufacturers. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University and pursued graduate studies in the National Security Studies program at Georgetown University. 

Media Contact: Nicole Harris, nharris@care.org, 404-735-0871

About CARE: Founded in 1945 with the creation of the CARE Package®, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls because, equipped with the proper resources, they have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. That’s why women and girls are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve education and health, create economic opportunity, respond to emergencies and confront hunger. Last year CARE worked in 94 countries and reached more than 80 million people around the world. To learn more, visit www.care.org.

 

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