Corey Arnez Griffin
Senior Partnerships Advisor, Global Peace
Corey Arnez Griffin is regarded as a leader and pioneer of public-private partnerships. He has spent a career working in the private and governmentsector promoting the power of collaboration to help to solve the world’s toughest development challenges. Recently, Griffin held the position of Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Peace Corps, appointed by President Obama as a Senior Foreign Service Officer. In this capacity, Griffin was responsible for developing and executing the strategy to engage partners to support the thousands of Peace Corps Volunteers in their efforts to bring grassroots development solutions to more than 60 countries around the world. With partnerships with over 200 non-governmental organizations, universities, private sector firms, and other federal agencies, Griffin led a team of practitioners responsible for the development and management of Peace Corps’ partnerships with USAID, Rotary International, National Peace Corps Association, KOICA, Coca Cola, Google, Arizona State University, amongst many others. Prior to his tenure at Peace Corps, Griffin was Director of International Development at Microsoft, where he led the company’s efforts in cultivating partnerships with development aid agencies around the world.