Margaret Hoover Nicole Kurokawa Neily Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Keli Goff Amy Ziff Hadley Heath
Bettina  Inclan Jillian Michaels Ruth Conniff
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) Kay James Carrie Lukas
Kellyanne Conway Kim Gandy Geena Davis
Barbara Pierce Bush Janet Jagan Valerie  Jarrett
Gro Harlem Brundtland Cheri Jacobus Eve Ensler
Lilly Ledbetter Frmr. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Darlene Kennedy

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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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