Joanne Carter has served as Executive Director of RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) since 2008, working with key Administration and Congressional allies, partner organizations, and technical agencies orchestrating U.S. and international campaigns to tackle major diseases of poverty, increase access to education (including abolition of school fees), expand economic opportunity for the poorest, and reform World Bank and International Monetary Fund policies.
Among other boards of director roles, Ms. Carter is Vice Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board, a partnership of more than 1000 organizations around the world. She is currently serving on the Oversight Group for development of the new Global Financing Facility for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health.
Ms. Carter joined RESULTS/REF as Legislative Director in 1992 and was appointed Associate Executive Director in 2007. Previously, she served as a RESULTS volunteer Group Leader and then Regional Coordinator for four years in the New York City area.