Holly (Louise) Wise

Holly Wise
Senior Fellow, Faculty

Holly Wise serves as a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, teaches enterprise development at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, Holly served as a senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, USAID chair at the National Defense University, and spent 26 years in the Foreign Service with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) where she was the founder and first Secretariat Director of the Global Development Alliance.


  • Egypt
  • Morocco


  • Engagement Practices
  • Markets