Carrie Rich (MS’09)

The Global Good Fund

Co-Founder and CEO

Carrie Rich is the co-founder and CEO of The Global Good Fund, a nonprofit organization that supports high potential social entrepreneurs in more than 25 countries globally, collectively serving 339,000 beneficiaries. Rich has co-authored multiple books, the first of which became a Top 5 Business Book in Germany. She previously served as adjunct faculty at Georgetown University and currently teaches at the George Washington University.

Rich is the 2016 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of the POLITICO Women Who Rule Award, 2018 Enterprising Women Awardee, Washington Business Journal “40 under 40,” Entrepreneur.com “Top 30 Start-ups to Watch,” Stevie Award for Women in Business, Asian Social Innovation CEO of the Year, Social Enterprise Alliance “50 under 40,” and Empact100 awardee. Rich has been published in media outlets such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, HuffPost, The Founder Institute, and Philanthropy News Digest. She sits on both nonprofit and for-profit boards, co-owns ROMAN retail boutique, designs for Isannah jewelry, and volunteers locally and abroad.

Rich lives with her children and husband in rural Maryland.