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Company Overview of The Carter Center Inc.
The Carter Center Inc. is a not-for-profit center that addresses national and international issues of public policy in partnership with Emory University. The center seeks to prevent and resolve conflict, promote democracy, protect human rights, and prevent disease and other afflictions. Its health programs include the River Blindness Program, the Guinea Worm Eradication program, the Global 2000 Program, and the Mental Health Program. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30307
Founded in 1982
Key Executives for The Carter Center Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Associate Executive Director for Peace Programs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
The Carter Center Inc. Key Developments
The Carter Center Names Jordan Ryan as Vice President for Peace Programs, Effective June 1, 2015
Apr 2 15
Jordan Ryan has been named vice president for peace programs at The Carter Center, effective June 1, 2015. Ryan served 24 years with the United Nations in developing countries and post-crisis settings. Most recently, he was assistant administrator of United Nations Development Programme and director of the UNDP Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, serving at the assistant secretary-general level.
The Carter Center Inc. Appoints Kelly Callahan as Director of its Trachoma Control Program, Effective from April 14, 2014
Apr 7 14
The Carter Center announced the appointment of Ms. Kelly Callahan, M.P.H., as the director of the Center's Trachoma Control Program, effective April 14, 2014. Ms. Callahan assumes the helm of a pioneering program, which began in 1998 with initial support provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, and subsequent additional support from the Lions Clubs International Foundation as well as the important in-kind contribution of antibiotic treatment from Pfizer Inc. Callahan has spent the majority of her 18 years fighting tropical diseases in Africa at The Carter Center, where she has played key roles in efforts to eradicate Guinea worm disease (dracunculiasis), eliminate river blindness (onchocerciasis) where possible from the Americas and Africa, and defeat blinding trachoma.
The Carter Center Inc. Announces Management Changes
Apr 1 14
The Carter Center Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Ambassador Mary Ann Peters as chief executive officer of The Carter Center, effective Sept. 2, 2014. In this position, Ambassador Peters will provide vision and leadership for The Carter Center, and will oversee all program implementation and operations. Ambassador Peters succeeds Dr. John Hardman, who has held the post since 1992. Ambassador Peters has been provost of the U.S. Naval War College since September 2008. Previously, she was dean of academics of the College of International and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany.
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