The Global Good Fund team



CEO & Co-Founder


Carrie Rich is the co-founder and CEO of The Global Good Fund. Built by and for social entrepreneurs, The Global Good Fund was created in 2012 based on the belief that growing leaders is the best strategy for solving complex social problems and achieving global good. Carrie tested the theory behind The Global Good Fund while working as Senior Director of Vision Translation at Inova Health System and teaching as an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University. There, she co-authored Sustainability for Healthcare Management: A Leadership Imperative, a Handelsblatt's Top 5 Business Book. Carrie has been recognized as a 2018 Enterprising Women of the Year Awardee. 

Daniel Meyer

Chief Operating Officer


Daniel earned his master’s degree from Harvard University after graduating summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis.

Daniel Meyer is the Chief Operating Officer for The Global Good Fund. He was formerly the CEO of Academica Virtual Education, a multinational organization serving and supporting a network of over 40,000 enrollments in 300 schools throughout twelve countries. He has served as a classroom teacher in Chicago and Miami, a middle and high school principal, and as Chief Learning Officer of Academica Management, LLC, the largest Educational Service Provider for charter schools in the United States (serving nearly 60,000 students in 140+ K-12 institutions). He is also the Co-Founder and President of Under A Tree, Inc., a civic and social justice leadership development organization for high school and college students.


Director of Programs


Nazlin Bhimji is the Director of Programs and is responsible for managing The Global Good Fund Fellowship Program. She has over 15 years of global experience working with non-profit organizations, businesses and international organizations on business development, organizational strategy, program development and CSR and sustainability. Nazlin co-founded a women-focused business in Kenya, where she managed operations and finance. She also worked at Women Thrive Worldwide, a leading advocate for global women’s issues, and served in various positions including Acting Executive Director.

Nazlin has an Executive MBA from the George Washington University, an MA in International Development from American University, a BA in International Studies and French from Ohio Wesleyan University and is a Certified Sustainability Practitioner.

Manolo Paez

VP of Strategy


Manolo is the VP of Strategy at The Global Good Fund where he oversees, leads and defines the strategic growth of the organization through fundraising, leadership services, new revenue generation sources and global expansion. Manolo is also a speaker in academic and business environments as well as an evaluator of venture capital investment. Prior to this, he worked in business development in the United States and Latin America, focusing on entrepreneurship, market analysis and strategy. He also has experience as a teacher and innovation consultant.

As an entrepreneur, Manolo has started companies in several parts of the world. He was Colombia’s representative at the Society for Entrepreneurship in Latin America's summit at Stanford University for two consecutive years (2009-2010). He also worked as a consultant for the International Labour Organization (ILO), specializing in youth employment and entrepreneurship. Manolo is an economist and has a MSc in economics from Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia.

Jackie Cohen

Director of Communications


Jackie is responsible for developing and elevating The Global Good Fund brand through email marketing, social media and design. She brings ten years of professional experience in the financial, retail and social enterprise sectors. Her passion for storytelling began at Hautelook, an online fashion retailer acquired by Nordstrom in 2013. Most recently, Jackie worked as the Head of Merchandising for social enterprise Fashion Project, supporting their mission to sell clothing to raise money for charity.

Jackie's background is both analytical and creative; she earned her undergraduate degree in Finance and Graphic Design from Lehigh University.


Director of Business Development


Devon Sanford is the Director of Business Development, supporting the growth of The Global Good Fund Fellowship programs and leading Alumni Relations. She previously served on The Young Executive Council, The Global Good Fund’s advisory committee, and forged her engagement and investment in social entrepreneurship as a 2015 Venture for America Fellow.

Devon earned her undergraduate degree in English and Business Management from Boston College.