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Carolyn Miles

Title President, CEO
Organization Save the Children

Carolyn S. Miles is President & Chief Executive Officer for Save the Children, the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of more than 70 million children in need in the United States and 120 countries around the world.

Carolyn became the first woman to head Save the Children in September 2011, after joining the organization in 1998 and serving as its Chief Operating Officer for the past seven years. She has traveled to Save the Children’s field operations in nearly 50 countries, and during her tenure as COO Save the Children doubled the number of children it reaches with food, educational, and other programs, and helped grow the organization’s budget – 90 percent of which goes directly to programs serving children – from $140 million to more than $550 million.

Posts By Carolyn Miles

For Babies in Big Cities, It’s Survival of the Richest

We all have a lot more work to do to ensure that every mother has the same opportunities for her baby.

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Can a Village Revolution for Mothers and Newborns Go Global?

Hopefully, this will mark the beginning of one of the world's greatest health crusades in history -- ending preventable deaths of mothers and newborns and stillbirths within our own lifetime.

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No Birth Should Be Left Up to Chance

Save the Children is calling on world leaders, philanthropists and the private sector to commit to ensuring that by 2025 every birth is attended by trained and equipped health workers who can deliver essential health interventions for both the mother and the newborn.

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A Race to Save Lives

More than 50 thousand kids globally will hit the ground running this month for the Save the Children’s World Marathon Challenge. They are running to raise awareness for the millions of children whose lives are on the line and to raise funds to help save them.

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The Real Breastfeeding Scandal

Details on a groundbreaking initiative is helping countries create nutrition strategies that support breastfeeding and other low-cost protections against malnutrition. Learn more about it and how you may support it.

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