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Jennifer Rubin Sarah Palin Former Rep. Mary  Bono (R-CA)
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) Supervisor Hilda Solis Cecilia Muñoz
Amanda Terkel Monica Cevallos Genevieve Wood
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Lynda Weinman Benazir Bhutto
Marlene Trestman Nicolle Wallace Camille Pagilla
Madeline  Albright Jenifer Rajkumar Eve Ensler
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) Barbara Pierce Bush

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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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