Cody Corrington

Cody Corrington, Communications Assistant

Cody joins the USGLC from the private sector where he worked as a marketing consultant for a number of large technology companies. In addition to his marketing work, Cody also worked as a risk management consultant for various investment firms and corporations throughout South America. His earlier experience includes internships at the White House in the Office of Management and Administration and the Utah House of Representatives. Cody has traveled extensively and spent two years doing humanitarian work throughout Brazil. Cody is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. He received a B.A. in political science and communication, with a minor in accounting from Southern Utah University. He is originally from Texas and now resides in D.C. with his wife.

Posts by Cody Corrington

  • January 11, 2019

    Frederick Douglass: Fighting Slavery in the Modern Day

    Cody Corrington in Congress | January 11, 2019

    There’s new hope this week for the tens of millions of trafficked and enslaved persons around the world as new bipartisan legislation has been signed into law in an effort to fight sex and labor trafficking both here at home and abroad. The Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act, championed by Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Karen Bass (D-CA) and signed by President Trump on Tuesday, is designed to further the U.S. fight against modern slavery.

  • December 21, 2018

    USGLC’s Top 10 Blogs of 2018

    Cody Corrington in Economic Prosperity, Global Development | December 21, 2018

    And as 2018 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at our top stories of the year. We’ve told stories of impact, showcased successes in global development, and explored some of the toughest issues in politics and foreign policy.

  • November 19, 2018

    For Amazon & for Africa, Infrastructure Matters

    Cody Corrington in Economic Prosperity, Global Development | November 19, 2018

    Cities across America lost the bid to house Amazon’s HQ2. Although they lost the bid many of these cities are saying perhaps they’re better off because they are now equipped to handle them. This step— creating infrastructure that supports business development— is vital to a city’s economic growth. Just as major metropolitan areas in the U.S. are investing in their infrastructure, on the other side of the world, cities throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are following suit—working to provide consistent access to the internet, establishing trading partners, and creating currency exchange programs.

  • November 1, 2018

    Quality Dairy Delivers Shared Value

    Cody Corrington in Economic Prosperity, Global Development | November 1, 2018

    In 2016, Abbott partnered with Prabhat, an Indian dairy company, and TechnoServe, an international nonprofit focused on business solutions in the developing world, to create a sustainable new approach for working together with small family farms. The dairy initiative provides rural dairy farmers with access to the training, resources and infrastructure needed to produce higher quality milk that meets industry standards.

  • September 7, 2018

    87 Elephants Dead in Botswana, Wildlife Traffickers Still at Large

    Cody Corrington in Congress, National Security | September 7, 2018

    According to Elephants Without Borders, an organization that conducts an elephant census for the Botswana government every four years, there has been a major increase in poaching in the region from previous years. In their 2014 census, the organization reported nine poached elephants. This year, while only halfway through the census, 87 dead have already been found.