Rose Carter

President, Paul and Rose Carter Foundation

Rose Carter, of Paeonian Springs, Virginia, co-founded Global Wireless Solutions, Inc., the standard for network benchmarking, analysis and testing in the wireless industry. Previously, she worked as an architect in residential, commercial and mixed-use developments for projects in the United States, Canada and Europe. Carter is currently president of the Paul and Rose Carter Foundation.

An ardent enthusiast and patron of the arts, Carter sits on the International Committee for the Arts and the Digital Committee at the Kennedy Center. She serves on the boards of the National Symphony Orchestra; National Museum of Women in the Arts; National Portrait Gallery, where she chairs the Education Committee; and the Explore! Children’s Museum, where she chairs the Nominating Committee. She is also a member of the National Council at the Wilson Center.

Carter actively supports numerous other boards and committees for programs promoting the visual and performing arts, culture, children’s literacy, medical research, medical outreach, schools and after-school programs both locally and abroad. She is also involved in improving education, health and well-being at orphanages, and is currently building a secondary school for an HIV/AIDS orphanage in Malawi.