- Spring 2011
Caroline Croft serves as the senior officer, manager, and policy advisor on transnational affairs in the Office of Brazil and Southern Cone Affairs in the Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. She provides policy guidance and advice on regional political/military matters, defense, terrorism, human rights, trafficking in persons, religious freedom, nonproliferation, nuclear energy, democracy issues, economic, narcotics, legal reform, human rights, developmental assistance, consular, and international organizations including the United Nations, Organization of American States and the Inter-American Development Bank.
Prior to her service in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Ms. Croft served as the Executive Director of the Washington, DC office of the United States Mission to the United Nations, Senior Advisor for the bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Director of Arts America, and International Programs Director of the White House Millennium Council. Prior to joining the Department of State in 1992, she served as the Executive Director of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation, the Executive Director of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Director of International Programs for the Congressional Human Rights Foundation, Director of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs at Department of Health and Human Services, and served as an advisor to Senator Edward M. Kennedy in the US Senate.