- Name: Carol Bellamy
- Born: 01/14/1942 (79 years old)
Carol Bellamy (born January 14, 1942) is an American nonprofit executive and former politician. She is chair of the board of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF). Previously, she was director of the Peace Corps, executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and president and CEO of World Learning. She is also the chair of children’s rights advocacy organization ECPAT International, working to end the sexual exploitation of children. After three terms in the New York State Senate, she was the first woman to be elected to any citywide office in NYC as President of the New York City Council, a position she held until her unsuccessful bid for Mayor of New York in 1985; she was the second to last person to hold this position.
Birth Place: Plainfield, New Jersey, U.S.
Carol Bellamy quotes :
Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future.Carol Bellamy
The real solution is to improve the incomes of the poor and provide their children with decent education.Carol Bellamy
In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children.Carol Bellamy
UNICEF has repeatedly called on governments to ensure basic services for children and this includes providing food where the need exists.Carol Bellamy