Henrietta H. Fore is Chairman and CEO of Holsman International, a manufacturing, consulting, and investment company. Ms. Fore is Co-Chair of the Asia Society and Co-Chair of WomenCorporateDirectors. She is a Trustee of the Aspen Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She serves on the boards of ExxonMobil Corporation, Theravance, Inc., Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, Diagnostics for All, Center for Global Development, and Initiative for Global Development. Ms. Fore Co-Chairs the North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity in Partners for a New Beginning. (PNB-NAPEO).
From 2001 to 2009, she served as the Administrator of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance, holding the rank of Deputy Secretary of State and Under Secretary of State for Management. She also served as the 37th Director of the United States Mint.
Ms. Fore has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Wellesley College and a Master of Science degree in Public Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. She received the 2006 Alumnae Award from the Baldwin School and the 2004 Alumnae Award from the University of Northern Colorado. She studied International Politics at Oxford University and studied at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
She is a member of the Economic Club of New York, the Council on Foreign Relations, Committee of 200, International Women’s Forum, Wellesley Business Leadership Council, YPO/WPO, and Chief Executives Organization.