Chief Program Officer
Carol Medlin is Chief Program Officer at Feeding America. Carol oversees the design, development and execution of Feeding America programs and partnerships that help improve access to a variety of nutritious food through our network and improve outcomes for the people we serve, with the goal of ending hunger. She guides the organization’s strategic research agenda to shape polices and strategies for advancing a hunger free America.
Carol possesses more than twenty years of experience implementing strategy, and leveraging research, data, and analytics to maximize social impact and improve organizational performance. She has worked with leading think tanks and philanthropic organizations, including The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and, most recently, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) in London. Carol has served on the Board of Commissioners of the International Initiative on Impact Evaluation (3IE) and on the advisory committee of the Global Health Investment Fund (GHIF), an innovative social impact fund. She is Founder and Principal of Praxis Social Impact Consulting.
Carol holds a doctorate in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s in Public Administration from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She lives in Washington, DC./p>