As senior director of development and alumni relations, Margaret Walsh leads the Center’s international fundraising and alumni relations efforts and plays an instrumental role in attracting private funding to support CTY’s strategic initiatives. Walsh oversees CTY’s share of Johns Hopkins University’s current $4.5 billion fundraising campaign, Rising to the Challenge. Through this campaign Walsh and her staff intend to raise $54 million for scholarships and research projects designed to further the scientific understanding of the learning process of high achievers. Prior to her arrival at CTY in 2002, she worked as an associate director of development for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Walsh earned her BA in liberal arts from Johns Hopkins University.