Caroline Smith

Maryland School of Public Policy
Class of 2013

Caroline is currently an Economist in USAID’s Economic Policy Office, where she is heavily involved in cost-benefit analysis and inclusive growth diagnostics. She has been at USAID since 2012, and prior to that interned at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Capitol Hill, the US-ASEAN Business Council, and the Southeast Asia Program at the Henry L. Stimson Center.

Caroline is a 2014 Presidential Management Fellow, Phi Beta Kappa member, and a Ruggles Prize recipient, awarded annually since 1859 for excellence in mathematics at George Washington University. At Maryland, she studied international development with an emphasis on economics and quantitative analysis. Caroline is from The Woodlands, Texas and currently lives with her husband in Arlington, Virginia.