Kim Gandy Marjorie Clifton Jill Filipovic
Hadley Heath Gretchen Hamel Frmr. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)
Amanda Terkel Rep. Yvette  Clarke (D-NY) Kathleen Turner
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Camille Pagilla Janet  Napolitano
Ashe Schow Barbara Pierce Bush Senator Elizabeth Dole
Rina  Shah Jenifer Rajkumar Lynda Weinman
Marjorie  Dannenfelser Ritu  Sharma Clara Del Villar
Cokie  Roberts Leslie Sanchez Jillian Michaels

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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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