Derwood, MD, February 23, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- With over three decades of expertise in field of Government, Dr. Carolyn I. Coleman utilizes her expertise in her role as the Director of Strategic Planning and Operations at United States Agency for International Development (USAID). As the lead U.S. Government agency, USAID “works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential” by collaborating with communities to tackle various structural, economic and social challenges.
As one of the few civilians to earn a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy from U. S. Army War College, Dr. Coleman incorporates her leadership skills in her role as the Director of Strategic Planning and Operations at USAID. Working within the interagency arena, Dr. Coleman stresses the immediate and long-term impacts of decisions on people so that the “human face” is always visible. She serves as an executive coach to help others develop their careers.
Following graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and International Relations from Morgan State University, Dr. Coleman earned a master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Atlanta University. To further develop her career, Dr. Coleman pursued a Doctorate of Education in Child Development with a concentration in Management from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Carolyn Coleman sits on the board of directors for a homeless shelter called Wells Robertson House, as well as holding the Vice President chair of her local NAACP chapter since 2017.
To keep abreast of the latest in the industry, Dr. Coleman maintains a membership with the International Women's Leadership Association, Worldwide Branding and the National Association of Professional Women. Dr. Coleman is a life member of and received regional and national awards from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. for Global Impact Programs. Dr. Coleman is also an Elder at Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church where she serves in varying capacities.
Looking back, Dr. Coleman attributes her success to her loving mother, Irene, and late father, Walter, who allowed her own dreams to be her only boundaries.