Anushay  Hossain Kellyanne Conway Joann Lublin
Atima Omara Angelina Jolie Erica  Williams Simon
Frmr. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Mandy Teefy Mandy Moore
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Jane Goodall Dr. Leana  Wen
Helen Clark Brianna Scurry Katty Kay
Rep. Chrissy  Houlahan (D-PA) Kitt  Shapiro Heather  White
Jillian Michaels Jacki Zehner Jane Pauley
Saba Ahmed Former Sen. Barbara  Boxer (D-CA) Mercedes  Viana Schlapp

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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

She currently works as the Vice President of the U.S. Programs and Policy Advocacy arm of CARE, a nonprofit and advocacy company.

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