Sheila Herrling leads foundation efforts to develop and implement mission-driven domestic and international initiatives, expand tech for good platforms, leverage partnerships, promote entrepreneurial approaches to social change, and build a robust portfolio of social and impact investments.
She possesses over 20 years of experience in international development and U.S. foreign policy, focused on aid innovation and effectiveness, monitoring and evaluation, and economic analysis. Sheila spent five years as Senior Vice President for Policy and Evaluation at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). She also served as Senior Policy Director at the Center for Global Development (CGD) and in senior management positions at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Herrling additionally served as a senior advisor on the Obama administration’s foreign policy transition team.
Sheila holds a M.A. from American University’s School of International Service with a focus in International Development and Development Finance, and a B.A. in Economics from William Smith College. She serves on the Advisory Boards of Publish What You Fund, and the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council at George Mason University’s School of Business.