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Carol Bellamy
Executive Director of UNICEF
In office
May 1, 1995 – May 1, 2005
Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Kofi Annan
Preceded by Richard Jolly (Acting)
Succeeded by Ann Veneman
13th Director of the Peace Corps
In office
October 7, 1993 – May 1, 1995
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Elaine Chao
Succeeded by Mark Gearan
President of the New York City Council
In office
January 1, 1978 – December 31, 1985
Preceded by Paul O'Dwyer
Succeeded by Andrew Stein
Member of the New York Senate
from the 25th district
In office
January 1, 1975 – December 31, 1977
Preceded by Paul P. E. Bookson
Succeeded by Martin Connor
Member of the New York Senate
from the 23rd district
In office
January 1, 1973 – December 31, 1974
Preceded by John J. Marchi
Succeeded by Vander L. Beatty
Personal details
Born January 14, 1942 (1942-01-14) (age 79)
Scotch Plains, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Gettysburg College (BA)
New York University (JD)

Carol Bellamy (born January 14, 1942) is the Chair of the Board of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF). She was Director of the Peace Corps, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and President and CEO of World Learning.

After three terms in the New York State Senate, she was the first woman to be elected as President of the New York City Council, a position she held until her unsuccessful bid for Mayor of New York in 1985. She was the second to last person to hold this position.

In Japan, she was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun in 2006.

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