Carrie Rich

Member Since 2014

Carrie Rich

Co-Founder & CEO

The Global Good Fund

Washington D.C. Metro Area

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. Ms. Rich has co-authored two books on leadership, 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 George Washington University in Washington, DC. Ms. 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, 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. Ms. Rich has been published in media outlets such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, HuffingtonPost, The Founder Institute, and Philanthropy News Digest. She sits on both nonprofit and for-profit boards, co-owns ROMAN retail boutique, and volunteers globally teaching fundraising for social impact to aspiring social entrepreneurs. Ms. Rich lives with her children and husband outside of Washington, DC.


  • Fundraising
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership


March 12th, 2021

11 Virtual Team-Building Activities Your Employees Will Love

The world of work has changed significantly over the last year, with many companies moving to fully remote work. With this new environment comes a new way of managing. As teams are physically separated, it becomes even more important for leaders to find ways to bring them together. To offer some ideas on how to build such camaraderie, 11 members of Young Entrepreneur Council share their thoughts on the following question:

February 23rd, 2021

Six Ways To Ensure Stakeholders Are Impressed With Your Company’s Performance

Between investors, customers, employees and all other people with particular interest in a company, business leaders can have a difficult time trying to please all their stakeholders. But because the performance of a business is directly related to how the stakeholders feel about the company, aiming for overall stakeholder satisfaction is a necessary goal.

February 11th, 2021

10 Important Pieces Of Leadership Advice That Will Always Be Relevant

Being a leader is more than running meetings and managing a team. It’s a skill that takes a lifetime to master, and there will always be room to grow as a mentor, coach and source of inspiration to your employees.

January 28th, 2021

Don't Like Your Colleague? 14 Tips to Develop a More Positive Working Relationship


The Global Good Fund

The Global Good Fund identifies high-potential leaders and accelerates their success through a year-long Fellowship Program, with access to c-suite executive mentorship, certified leadership coaching and financial capital. To date, The Global Good Fund has supported 86 social entrepreneurs in 25 countries, dedicating over 18,000 hours and $1,400,000 exclusively to leadership development.


  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Non Profit


Civic & Social Organization