For over a decade, Sam Worthington has served as CEO of InterAction, the nation’s largest U.S. alliance of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) focused on people around the world. At InterAction, Mr. Worthington strengthens the impact and collective voice of the U.S. NGO sector and leads its engagement on a wide range of policy and programs with the highest levels of the U.N., multilaterals, governments, philanthropies, private sector and civil society. Previously Mr. Worthington served as CEO of Plan International USA (1994-2006), and on the executive leadership of Plan International, a large global child rights NGO. He was a resident policy fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, Italy, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is currently Vice Chair of the Van Leer Foundations; a principal on the U.N. Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC); serves on the executive board of the Global Executive Leadership Initiative at the U.N.; Vice Chair of Forus, a global alliance of NGO platforms; sits onBrown University’s Advisory Board on the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies; and is board secretary/treasurer of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.