Pamela Reeves is an international development and policy strategist who advises governments, foundations, and companies. She served in the Obama Administration as director of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s International Fund for Women and Girls at the U.S. Department of State. She has contributed to global strategic agenda-setting as advisor to Nike and Mars, Inc., and as the consulting senior advisor on gender strategy to the executive office of Melinda Gates.
Reeves served as the U.N. human rights officer in Liberia during that country’s civil war, and has worked in over 20 countries on governance transitions over the past three decades. Reeves is the Vice Chancellor of Brown University and chairs the board of directors of Kakenya’s Dream, as well as serving on the boards of the John Carter Brown Library, and the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda. She holds a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from Yale University.