Cynthia Nixon Kellyanne Conway Former Senator Blanche  Lambert Lincoln (D-AR)
Michele  Bachmann Donna  Brazile Lara Brown
Sarah McBride Dorothy Height Jennifer Sevilla Korn
Hilary Rosen Rep. Yvette  Clarke (D-NY) Cecilia Muñoz
Jennifer  Marshall Kim Gandy Eleanor  Smeal
Geena Davis Ritu  Sharma Marianne Williamson
Janet  Napolitano Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) Elaine Chao
Rep. Jan  Schakowsky (D-IL) Tara Setmayer Patrice Lee

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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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