Maureen White is currently a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. She was the senior advisor on Humanitarian Issues in the Office of the Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan in the US State Department from 2009–2013. She was national finance co-chair of the Hillary Clinton for President campaign 2008. She served as national finance chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2001–2006.
In the Clinton administration, she represented the US government at UNICEF from 1997–2001. She has had a career in international economic research in New York, London, and Tokyo.
White has served on the board of the International Rescue Committee since 1995, rotating off for her years in government service. She currently serves on the board of the National Democratic Institute, the Center for Global Development, the American Academy in Berlin, and the Women’s Foreign Policy Group. She serves on Advisory Boards of Harvard Law School and the London School of Economics.