Carol Conway

Deputy Director for Southern Growth Policies Board

Carol Conway is currently Deputy Director of the Southern Growth Policies Board.

This North Carolina-based organization focuses on developing and strengthening the South’s economy by providing a forum for partnership and dialog among a cross-section of the region’s governors, legislators, business and academic leaders and the economic- and community-development sectors.

She also manages two of Southern Growth’s advisory councils — the Global Strategies Council and the Council for a New Economy Workforce.

Prior to joining Southern Growth, Ms. Conway was program director on the Corporation for Enterprise Development in Washington, D.C.

In that capacity, she designed and launched the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Export Trade Advisory Council. She also co-authored “The International State: Crafting A Statewide Trade Development Systems,” an Aspen Institute book.

She was also named the 2001 North American Trade Educator of the Year by the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE).

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