Carolyn Miles is President & Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children, an organization that gives children in the United States and around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. The global Save the Children movement with resources just under $700m serves more than 166 million children in the US and in more than 120 countries. Under her senior leadership, the organization has more than doubled the number of children it reaches with nutrition, health, education and other programs. Miles' signature issues include hunger, learning outcomes, and ending preventable child deaths.
Prior to Save the Children, she worked in the private sector in Hong Kong for American Express and as an entrepreneur. While in Asia, she confronted the deprivation of the region’s children, which motivated her to dedicate her life to their welfare. Miles serves on numerous boards and was named one of the 50 World's Greatest Leaders by Fortune Magazine in 2015.