M. Charito Kruvant
M. Charito Kruvant, MA is President, CEO, and co-founder of Creative Associates International, a global professional services firm that has worked in more than 85 countries for more than 40 years. Creative’s community engagement approach to development has led to improved education, civil society, governance, stabilization, and economic development for millions of people worldwide. It was a pioneer in developing education strategies and techniques in conflict areas. Today Creative continues its culture of finding new methods to tackle some of the world’s toughest development challenges.
Ms. Kruvant has been honored with professional awards for her efforts and leadership. In 2012 she received the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area’s Perdita Huston Human Rights Award for her exemplary role in educational and technical development, especially with women and girls, and for leading a life of public service. Born in Bolivia and raised in Argentina, she received an M.A. in early childhood development from the University of Maryland in College Park and a B.A. from Colegio Ward in Argentina.