Dorothy Stuehmke leads a team that coordinates the Citi Foundation’s grant making efforts in financial inclusion, youth economic opportunities and urban transformation across 80+ countries outside the U.S. Dorothy also manages key global partnerships, specifically in the area of financial inclusion. Prior to this role, Dorothy was responsible for managing the Citi Foundation’s grant making activities across the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to joining the Citi Foundation in 2013, Dorothy held positions in the public and private sectors, including with the U.S. government, United Nations and nonprofits, where she focused on foreign policy, international development, public affairs and communications in the Asia Pacific region. Dorothy was also the Senior Advisor to the 2008-2009 U.S.-North Korea Food Aid Program for the U.S. Agency for International Development, where she oversaw implementation of the largest U.S. government food aid initiative in history in North Korea in coordination with a consortium of U.S. NGOs and the UN World Food Program.
Dorothy was a Boren National Security Education Program Fellow and a Korean Language Flagship Fellow. She holds a Master's degree in Public Administration from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was a Council on Foreign Relations Term Member (2008-2013) and speaks Korean and German.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Finance and Investment, Partnerships, Technology, Women and Business, Youth Enterprise