Anne Lynam G.

President and CEO at ChildFund International

United States


Anne Lynam Goddard, currently ChildFund International’s president and CEO, began her career in the Peace Corps in Kenya. After earning a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she joined CARE and lived and worked overseas for almost 20 years. In 2007, Goddard joined ChildFund leading the child-focused development organization’s efforts to empower children, their families, and communities while also directing efforts to promote child protection strategies in the U.S. and in 25 countries worldwide. She currently serves on the board of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and is a member of the federal Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid.


  • child and maternal health
  • personnel / human resources
  • systems
  • children
  • development
  • kenya
  • worldwide
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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