Carrie Hessler-Radelet Nominated to be Director of the Peace Corps

Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet.

On July 18, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet as Director of the Peace Corps. 

In announcing her nomination, President Obama said, “As Deputy Director of the Peace Corps, Carrie has been instrumental in recruiting and training thousands of Peace Corps volunteers who work to promote social and economic development around the world.  I’m delighted to nominate her as Director, so this program can continue to benefit from her vision and commitment.” 

Read the full announcement here.


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