THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES MAUREEN WHITE AS U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND
The President today announced his intent to appoint Maureen White as the U.S. Representative to the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Ms. Maureen White, of New York City, New York, was a Partner, Portfolio Manager and International Investment Strategist for Clay-Finlay, Inc. Upon leaving Clay-Finlay in 1991, Ms. White has devoted a considerable amount of her time working on international humanitarian issues related to refugees and human rights. She is a Board Member of the International Rescue Committee, Refugees International, the Human Rights Watch, and The Chatham House Foundation. She is on the Advisory Committee of World Policy Institute, a Trustee of The Brearley School, and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Prior to joining Clay-Finlay, Ms. White held a number of positions related to investment strategy and foreign affairs, including positions with: First Boston, Inc. in New York as an International Investment Strategist; Cazenove & Co. in London as a Research Economist in the Japanese Investment Department; Nomura Research Institute in Tokyo as a Research Assistant; and Royal Institute of International Affairs in London as a Research Assistant working on European-Japanese Economic Relations. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College in 1976, and a B.S. in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1978.
The U.S. Representative to the Executive Board of UNICEF attends meetings, provides guidance and assists in drafting the U.S. positions on matters concerning the Children's Fund.