Alyse Nelson

Co-Founder, President and CEO, Vital Voices

Alyse Nelson is president and CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership, which she co-founded 18 years ago and where she has been vice president and senior director of programs. Previously, Nelson was deputy director of the US State Department’s Vital Voices Global Democracy Initiative and worked with the President’s Interagency Council on Women. She is the best-selling author of Vital Voices: The Power of Women Leading Change Around the World and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Expert Group for the B Team, and the advisory board of Chime for Change. Fortune magazine named Nelson one of the 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter. 

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