Carín Rising serves as the Senior Manager for U.S.- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Business Initiative, U.S.-Egypt Business Council, and U.S.-Iraq Business Council.
In this role, Rising directs and develops policy and regulatory priorities for the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-GCCC Business Initiative, U.S.-Egypt Business Council, and U.S.-Iraq Business Council. She works closely with companies, governments, and other relevant public and private stakeholders to advocate for expanding American business interests in these Middle Eastern markets.
Rising joined the U.S. Chamber in 2012, working first for the Environment, Technology, and Regulatory Affairs division before moving to the Chamber’s International Affairs division in 2013. Prior to joining the U.S. Chamber, Rising worked as a corporate paralegal for Stream Global Services in Wellesley, MA.
Rising earned her B.A. in International Studies from Colby College and is pursuing her Master’s in Global Policy at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She currently resides in Washington, DC with her husband.