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Jennifer Sevilla Korn LeeAnne Walters Christina  Hoff Sommers
Donna  Brazile Cynthia Nixon Senator Elizabeth Dole
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) Supervisor Hilda Solis Erin Matson
Bay Buchanan Kellyanne Conway Angelina Jolie
Ruth Conniff Siobhan ''Sam'' Bennett Patricia Arquette
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Ritu Sharma


In 1998, Ritu Sharma co-founded Women Thrive Worldwide with Elise Fiber Smith. Under Ritu’s leadership, Women Thrive Worldwide has put the concerns of the poorest women and girls at the center of all U.S. international assistance. An adept coalition builder, political strategist, communicator and motivational speaker, Ritu is a leading voice on international women’s issues and U.S. foreign policy.

Ritu is the author of Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the Globe and An Introduction to Advocacy: A Training Guide , which has been translated into six languages and is a primary reference for advocates around the globe.

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