Carol Switzer is Strategic Planning Manager for the Humanitarian Operations Team in the Faculty of Economics and Managing Director for the accelerator, World Challenges Program in the Faculty of Communication. She has worked for over 20 years in management consulting, systems planning, sales and marketing, market research, and project management where she applies skills in motivating teams and managing people with varied professional and cultural backgrounds. During this time, she has worked in Switzerland, Italy, the UK and the United States across a wide range of business sectors including academia, health care, entertainment, and social development. Carol holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles and she completed her B.A. at the University of San Diego in Mathematics.