Nancy Birdsall is President of the Center for
Global Development. Prior to launching the Center, Ms. Birdsall served
for three years as Senior Associate and Director of the Economic Reform
Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. From 1993 to
1998, she was Executive Vice President of the Inter-American Development
Bank (IADB), and before joining the IADB, Ms. Birdsall spent 14 years in
research, policy, and management positions at the World Bank Group.