Roslyn Brock Donna  Brazile Darlene Kennedy
Sabrina Schaeffer Melanne Verveer Phyllis Schlafly
Ritu  Sharma Frmr. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Meghan McCain
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Crystal Wright Jennifer Garner
Former Senator Blanche  Lambert Lincoln (D-AR) Jane Pauley Kay James
Barbara Pierce Bush Nicole Kurokawa Neily Cecilia Muñoz
Siobhan ''Sam'' Bennett Genevieve Wood Hilary Rosen
Hadley Heath Sarah McBride Heather  White

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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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