Rep. Donna Edwards Nicole Kurokawa Neily Geena Davis
Neera Tanden Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) Frmr. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)
Jane Pauley Rep. Jan  Schakowsky (D-IL) Kellyanne Conway
Danielle Moodie-Mills Bay Buchanan Ashe Schow
Former Senator Blanche  Lambert Lincoln (D-AR) LeeAnne Walters Rina  Shah
Elaine Chao Carrie Lukas Jacki Zehner
Marianne Williamson Ambassador Madeleine Kunin Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Kay James Amy Ziff Helen Clark

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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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