Languages: English, French
Expertise: Fundraising, IRC Generalist
Carrie Ross Welch is the IRC’s senior vice president of external relations. Ms. Welch joined the IRC in 2008 in a newly created position supervising all facets of external relations, including development, communications, marketing and online.
Before joining the IRC, Ms. Welch served as the first executive vice president for communications at Lowe Worldwide, where she was responsible for internal and external communications strategies across a network of 86 agencies. Prior to that position, Ms. Welch was vice president of communications for the Time Inc. Business and Finance Network, in charge of communications for Time Inc.'s business magazines and the company's business website, CNNMoney.com, which she helped launch in 2005. She was a co-chair of the FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit, where she continues to serve as an advisory board member, and was instrumental in the launch of the FORTUNE/State Department International Women's Leadership Mentoring Partnership.