Meghann Curtis brings deep direct experience in global development and education to her position as executive vice president of international exchange programs. She joined CIEE in September 2015 following an extensive career with the U.S. Department of State. Most recently, she served as deputy assistant secretary for educational and cultural affairs, responsible for overseeing all academic programs operating across 170 countries including the Fulbright Program, EducationUSA, and all English-language programs. Previously, she was senior advisor on international development policy and strategy to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, building on several other advisory and program management positions at the Department of State.
Beyond her tenure at the U.S. Department of State, Meghann has held positions at the United Nations, the Clinton Foundation, the New York City Council, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and with the Council on Foreign Relations as a Term Member. She has led numerous delegations to dozens of countries to advance public diplomacy and international engagement. Meghann is an alumna of CIEE, having participated in an international service program in the Czech Republic while in college.
Meghann holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College.