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, 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. 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.


SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership

RECENT CONTENT

January 12th, 2021

13 Self-Care Activities to Get You Through the Dark, Dreary Winter Months

The dark and dreary months of winter often take a toll on people’s mental health. Thankfully, there are ways to keep your spirits bright through this season so you can stay motivated and inspired in your business and life.

December 29th, 2020

Social Impact Should Be In Your Company’s DNA

How can your company keep up its social impact, even when this election cycle is behind us?

November 17th, 2020

https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2020/11/17/nine-risks-entrepreneurs-should-be-aware-of-when-starting-their-first-business/

November 16th, 2020

Choose The Right Cause For Your Business To Support With These 10 Tips

Once your company has achieved financial success, you may find yourself in a position to give back to your community. By donating time or money to a good cause, you’ll not only become a more socially responsible company, but you’ll also feel more fulfilled as a business owner and potentially strengthen the loyalty your clients feel for your organization. 


COMPANY INFO

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.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Non Profit

INDUSTRY

Civic & Social Organization