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Bailey Morris-Eck

Trustee, American Funds

Bailey Morris-Eck is a trustee of the American Funds complex of mutual funds. She is also a founder and former co-chair of the International Women's Media Foundation. In her long public policy career, she has served in two White House Administrations, Presidents Carter and Clinton, the latter as senior advisor to the Counselor to the President with primary focus on trade policy. She has also served as vice president of the Brookings Institution, as senior associate in charge of the global public policy initiative of the Reuters Foundation and as a fellow and editor of the policy journal of the Institute of International Economics (now the Peterson Institute). She began her career in journalism, serving as US economics correspondent for both The Independent (London) and The Times of London and as senior correspondent for London Financial News. She was also an appointed commissioner of Maryland Public Television. She currently is a trustee of the Walters Arts Museum and of WYPR, a US regional public radio complex. She is also a member of the editorial board of the German Marshall Fund, an editorial advisor to the European Institute, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She formerly served on the board of visitors of Claremont University. She is a member of the board of Salzburg Global Seminar.