Millie Ravenel

Founder and Executive Director Emeritus, GoGlobal NC

Millie Ravenel is a global educator and was the founder and Executive Director of Center for International Understanding (now Go Global NC) for 32 years, retiring in 2011. 

During that time, she helped establish programs for education and policy leaders to build economic and educational bridges between North Carolina and countries around the world. During Millie’s tenure, more than 8,000 citizens, teachers, and leaders traveled to 48 different countries, bringing international perspectives back to their classrooms and communities. Since her retirement, Millie has started a non-profit organization working with Go Global NC’s long-time Mexican partner. She also serves on various boards, travels, and spends as much time as possible with her grandchildren.