9/18/2012 4:52:00 PM CRS chief to speak in Portland
The president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, Carolyn Woo, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 26 in Buckley Center Auditorium on the University of Portland campus.
Woo, who assumed leadership of Catholic Relief Services earlier this year 2012, is the former dean of Mendoza College of Business at University of Notre Dame. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Woo was educated by the Maryknoll Sisters of Ossining.
She immigrated to the United States to attend Purdue University, where she received bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as a doctorate. Woo later became a professor and administrator at Purdue University before going to University of Notre Dame.