Margaret Schuler Senior Vice President, International Programs Group

Margaret Schuler

Senior Vice President, International Programs Group

Expertise: Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)


As Senior Vice President, Margaret provides overall leadership for World Vision's office in Washington, DC. Managing a team of professionals that raise public grants and who ensure quality programming of all WV's resources - both public and private - around the world. She has worked in the field of relief and development for 25 years with organizations such as IRC, CARE, Save the Children and World Vision. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Washington State University in Animal Physiology and a Masters in International Affairs from Ohio University. Ms. Schuler has focused her work on improving the lives of most vulnerable women and children around the world in both emergency and development contexts. She began her career in Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania.

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Margaret Schuler is the Senior Vice President, International Programs Group at World Vision. She has over 25 years diverse experience in the field of international relief and development, holding senior level management and technical positions both at U.S. headquarters and field levels. A leader with extensive experience developing complex strategic plans and ensuring smooth implementation within a range of program areas. Excellent resource mobilization capabilities with a proven track record of developing large winning proposals for USAID and other donors. Strong financial planning and management experience, including grants/contracts management and oversight of large and complex portfolios. Leadership of large and diverse teams of professional staff, with solid competencies in performance management, leadership, coaching and mentoring, change management and team-building. Strong external orientation, focused on partnership and teaming, networking and advocacy. A senior leader who has held roles that require significant accountability, commitment and decision making; who has a proven track record and a passion for improving the lives of the most vulnerable populations across the globe.