World Food Program USA Appoints Dorota Amin as Chief Philanthropy and Partnerships Officer
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 12, 2023) – World Food Program USA has named Dorota Amin its new chief philanthropy and partnerships officer (CPO). Having served as interim CPO since September, Amin was selected to fill the role permanently after careful consideration of a wide range of candidates. Amin officially started in her new capacity on January 1.
“I am proud to announce the well-deserved promotion of Dorota Amin to our senior leadership team,” said Barron Segar, World Food Program USA president and CEO. “I strongly believe in promoting from within our talented pool of individuals, and Dorota’s track record exemplifies the wealth of expertise we have cultivated within our organization. She is tremendously accomplished and will be a valuable asset as we raise critical funds to fight global hunger by increasing our revenue and expanding our partner base.”
Dorota has led World Food Program USA’s corporate partnerships program since 2019, focusing on engaging U.S.-based corporate partners in supporting the United Nations World Food Programme’s mission through corporate philanthropy, in-kind and technical assistance, and expertise. Over the past four years, Dorota has played a pivotal role leading the Corporate Partnerships team to incredible success, increasing trifold the impact of World Food Program USA’s corporate partnerships program in support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s mission. As the Interim CPO, Dorota led the entire division and served as a valuable member of the organization’s leadership team.
“I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to lead this team as we face a critical moment in the fight against global hunger,” said Amin. “The past four years at World Food Program USA have not only fueled my personal passion for the mission but affirmed my belief in the power of philanthropy and partnerships to achieve our goals. I look forward to working hand in hand with our donors and partners in support of the U.N. World Food Programme’s lifesaving work.”
Prior to joining World Food Program USA, Dorota worked with several local, national, and international organizations including Food & Friends, Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry Campaign, SOS Children’s Villages, and The George Washington University.
She is a proud alumna of the Master of Nonprofit Organizations graduate program at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and holds an M.A. in European Studies from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.
About the United Nations World Food Programme
The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the world’s leading humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.
About World Food Program USA
World Food Program USA, a 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C., proudly supports the mission of the United Nations World Food Programme by mobilizing American policymakers, businesses and individuals to advance the global movement to end hunger. To learn more about World Food Program USA’s mission, please visit wfpusa.org/mission-history.
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