November 5, 2012
From Maryknoll Magazine: Carolyn Woo, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Relief Services, wrote the following essay in commemoration of International Women’s Day. She is former dean of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. As I grew up, more important than wanting a different life was being able [...]
October 18, 2012
We invite you to view the press conference from World Food Day, October 16, 2012, when Dr. Carolyn Woo, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) unveiled CRS Rice Bowl, a major revamp of the agency’s signature Lenten anti-hunger program. Dr. Woo also highlighted CRS’ efforts to fight global hunger, including a commitment of $150 [...]
October 16, 2012
Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2012 – Carolyn Woo, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) today unveiled CRS Rice Bowl, a major revamp of the agency’s signature Lenten anti-hunger program. “For the past 37 years during the season of Lent, Catholics in the United States participate in a popular program called Operation Rice Bowl. [...]
July 2, 2012
CRS President Carolyn Woo was interviewed briefly at the “Child Survival: Call to Action” conference held in Washington, DC June 14-15, 2012. Convened by the governments of the United States, India and Ethiopa, and organized in close collaboration with UNICEF, the conference addressed ways to end preventable child deaths. In the brief interview she explains [...]
June 22, 2012
Catholic Relief Services’ president Carolyn Woo gave a keynote address at the Catholic Media Conference on June 21st. Here is a summary of her speech, captured in tweets and photos sent by audience members. A special thanks to America Magazine for the great tweeting. READ TWEETS FROM BOTTOM TO TOP. http://storify.com/CRSnews/carolyn-woo-s-speech-to-cmc2012 [&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href="http://storify.com/CRSnews/carolyn-woo-s-speech-to-cmc2012" target="_blank"&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;View [...]
June 14, 2012
“Remember the incredible resources within communities,” Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo, president & CEO of Catholic Relief Services, told an international gathering in Washington, D.C. seeking ways to improve childhood survival around the world. “The family unit is very powerful in terms of bringing about a better quality of life and health.” Woo was part of [...]
June 13, 2012
Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo, president & CEO of Catholic Relief Services, will deliver her first address to the General Assembly of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops today at 11:45 EDT in Atlanta. Click here to watch the live stream.
June 11, 2012
Carolyn Woo appeared this past Thursday on EWTN’s flagship news program, The World Over with Raymond Arroyo. Carolyn’s interview begins just before the 41-minute mark.
May 17, 2012
This weekend’s G8 meeting at Camp David will be held a stone’s throw from CRS World Headquarters in Baltimore. CRS President & CEO Carolyn Woo writes in the Baltimore Sun that these world leaders must address the needs of the world’s hungry in their deliberations. When the leaders of the globe’s biggest economies — the [...]
May 11, 2012
When Carolyn Woo, CRS’ new president and mother of two sons, thinks of motherhood, she sees a constellation of women connected by faith and love.