ATLANTA (September 10th, 2020) — CARE announced the appointment of two new members of the CARE USA Board of Directors: Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President & Dean of Morehouse School of Medicince, and Horacio Rozanski, President & CEO of Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.. Both will serve three year terms from 2020-2023.
“CARE is thrilled to welcome Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice and Horacio Rozanski,” said Michelle Nunn, President and CEO of CARE. “They both bring valuable expertise and perspectives to the CARE board, and will help bring new, innovative ideas to our poverty-fighting work, and mission to raise the voice of women & girls around the globe.”
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice
President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, provides a valuable combination of experience at the highest levels of patient care and medical research, as well as organizational management and public health policy. Marrying her transformational leadership acumen and strategic thinking to tackle challenging management issues, she has a track record of redesigning complex organizations’ infrastructures to reflect the needs of evolving strategic environments and position the organization for success through sustainability tactics.
The sixth president of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and the first woman to lead the freestanding medical institution, Montgomery Rice serves as both the president and dean. A renowned infertility specialist and researcher, she most recently served as dean and executive vice president of MSM, where she has served since 2011.
President and CEO, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
Horacio Rozanski is president and chief executive officer of Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., a global technology and consulting company that serves government clients and Fortune 500 corporations. Booz Allen partners with clients to drive transformation and advance critical missions through a unique combination of technology, innovation, and consulting expertise.
Since 2012, Horacio has led a strategic transformation of the firm, investing in innovation, advanced technology, and highly skilled talent, and reshaping its portfolio toward mission-critical, high margin solutions. The company is now positioned in the defense, intelligence, civil, and global commercial markets as a leader in technology integration and adoption, a differentiation that has driven significant revenue and earnings growth in recent years.
Read more about CARE’s Commitments to Equity and Inclusion here.
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 confront hunger, ensure nutrition and food security for all, improve education and health, create economic opportunity and respond to emergencies. In 2019, CARE worked in 100 countries and reached more than 68 million people around the world.
Rachel Kent, +1-516-270-8911, Rachel.Kent@care.org