Global Advocate for Women and Girls
Chrissy is an award-winning advocate for global education and champion for women and girls, who has been named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum. She has worked to support the UN Millennium Development Goals to end global poverty by campaigning for universal education and gender equality. She also served as a moderator for the World Bank's Open Forum on Gender and Secretary Hillary Clinton's Women in Public Service colloquium. As Founder of Ivy & Airwaves, she specializes in helping international organizations tap the power of communications to advance global and social impact.
Her thought leadership on global affairs has been featured in the Huffington Post, MTV and other major media outlets. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College and a Masters in International Education Policy from Harvard University.
Chrissy has been named one of the “99 Most Influential Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33.” She is the author of Girl Power in the Age of the Millennials: Essays on Women, Youth and Global Social Change, now available on Amazon.
Follow my gang of girl warriors!
Sarah Hillware, America's Miss DC 2012
Sarah is the Founder of Girls Health ED, a Washington D.C.-based initiative to help empower adolescent girls to lead healthy lives. She is also a TED speaker and has been awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Award for civic leadership.
Mary David, Former UN Advisor on Women and Girls
With a J.D. in human rights law, Mary is a lawyer and human trafficking expert who has dedicated her life’s work to ending modern day slavery around the world. She is also a talented actress, TV host and motivational speaker.
Anastasia Dellaccio, Sister Cities International
A power player of the local and global social good scene, Anastasia leads outreach and special intiatives at Sister Cities International. This mompreneur also co-owns Dolci Gelati, an artisanal gelato company, with her husband.
Kate Marie Grinold Sigfusson, Babies4Babies
Kate Marie is a social entrepreneur who founded Babies4Babies to help end global child mortality by providing life-saving medication to newborns with each purchase of a baby swaddle. She is also on the board of FAIR Girls.
Claire Montanez-Charamnac, Women LEAD
Claire is the co-founder of Women LEAD Nepal, an initiative training young Nepalese women to become leaders and change-makers in their schools, communities, nation and world for more peaceful and inclusive societies.
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