Carrie Hessler-Radelet


Carrie Hessler-Radelet is the president and CEO of Project Concern International. She served as the 19th director of the Peace Corps from 2012 to 2017, and as deputy director from 2010 to 2012.

Latest Articles

Opinion: The development community needs to stand up for dignity
6 Dec 2017

Thirty years after surviving sexual assault as a Peace Corps volunteer, Carrie Hessler-Radalet implemented sweeping policies to address sexual violence as the agency's director. Now, as president of Project Concern International, she's issuing a call to action for the development community to take a stand against sexual harassment and assault.

Opinion: Lifting the next billion out of poverty
21 Apr 2017

Nearly one billion people have lifted themselves out of extreme poverty since the Cold War. Project Concern International President and CEO Carrie Hessler-Radelet charts a path for the next billion.