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Deborah Kielty

Trustee Emeritus

President & CEO Emeritus, World Trade Center Institute

Deborah Kielty is a President and CEO Emeritus of the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI). She joined the WTCI, the largest international business network in the mid-Atlantic region, as President and Executive Director in 2001. Prior to WTCI, Ms. Kielty had a 20-year global business career with Procter & Gamble. She had various high rank positions at P&G, which took her travelling to over 50+ countries, making her experience truly global. She is the current Board Chair of the P&G Alumni Foundation with a global network of over 25,000 alums. Ms. Kielty also serves on the Board of Advisors for Baltimore Outreach Services, which assists homeless women and children. In the past, she has been on the board of various organizations including: President of Families with Children from China, Advisory Board Director for Jhpiego, trustee for Baltimore’s Council on Foreign Affairs, vice chair of the P&G Alumni Network, and appointments to the Maryland Governor’s Subcabinet for International Affairs and the University of Maryland Center for International Business Education and Research.

Ms. Kielty holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and master’s degree in international management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is the proud mother of two daughters.