Monday, April 9

Leader in Global Health and Development to Speak at Sewanee


Charles MacCormack is the Senior Fellow for NGO Futures at Interaction, the national association of more than 200 U.S. humanitarian and development organizations. He is the annual Omicron Delta Kappa speaker at the University of the South, and will give a talk, “Leadership in a Global Era,” at 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 9, in Gailor Auditorium. The public is welcome to attend the talk.
MacCormack also serves as vice-chair of the Millennium Development Goal Health Alliance. Throughout 2016 he served as an advanced leadership fellow at Harvard University. He also served as executive-in-residence at Middlebury College from 2012 to 2016, and works with a number of international think tanks. Each of these undertakings advances knowledge, teaching, and practice of the role of corporations, foundations, NGOs, universities, philanthropists, and media in global health and development.
From 1993 through 2011, MacCormack was president of Save the Children, the world’s leading independent nonprofit organization serving children in need. He currently serves on the Board of Save the Children International, which programs more than $2.1 billion in more than 120 countries.
Throughout his career, Professor MacCormack has served in many consultative and official roles, including service on the Board of World Learning, as a founding board member of Malaria No More, and as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.