C.D. Glin

President and CEO
U.S. African Development Foundation
C.D. Glin

C.D. Glin is the President/CEO of the U.S. African Development Foundation, a U.S. government agency dedicated to supporting African-led, African-driven development solutions via catalytic financial investments in and local technical assistance to African grassroots communities and local enterprises. Prior to joining USADF, Glin was based in Nairobi, Kenya as the Associate Director for Africa for the Rockefeller Foundation, and previously served as a presidential appointee in the Obama Administration as the first Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Global Partnerships for the U.S. Peace Corps.

Glin was Vice President for Business Development at PYXERA Global where he managed international business advisory and corporate responsibility programs for Fortune500 companies and earlier consulted for the State Department, USAID and the World Bank in Ghana and Nigeria. He served as volunteer in the first Peace Corps South Africa group during the Presidency of Nelson Mandela. Glin holds a B.A. in Political Science from Howard University; a Master’s Certificate in Business Management from Tulane University and Postgraduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from Oxford University's Saïd Business School. He was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and in 2011, was designated by the White House as a “Champion of Change” for his commitment and contributions to international service and civic participation.