Awards & Other Notables:

21 Leaders of the 21st Century, 2016
• 2015 Barbie Global Advisory Council Member, to advise Mattel on updates that better reflect real girls
• 2014-2015 Global Laureate Fellowship recipient (an initiative of the International Youth Foundation)
• 2014 Torino Leadership Award, presented by UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson

Speaking Highlights:

Grassroots Movements, Clinton Foundation, NYC
Feminist Perspectives, Diageo North America, NYC
• White House United State of Young Women Forum,
Washington, DC
Emerging Leadership Perspectives,
UNSSC Leadership Program series for UN Leaders,
Italy & New York City

The TODAY Show
2015 Feature on Millenials Making a Difference
• World in Progress: Why the MDGs matter for girls' education
Deutsche Welle radio interview
• Challenges Facing Girls Globally
World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), New York City
• The Power of Volunteers
Filmed in Peru
• Importance of Quality Education
Social Entrepreneurship Conference, Lima, Peru
• Social Innovation + Education
Torino Leadership Forum, Turin, Italy
• #BringBackOurGirls: Effective Hashtag Activism
Internet Week New York, New York City

A quick note on going viral : 

In January 2016, a Facebook post I wrote about street harassment went viral, with over 100,000 shares and media stories in more than 15 countries. That, in turn, led to an incredible number of people sharing their own stories with me -- along with a hefty dose of online harassment. Through that experience as well as my work teaching women's self-defense and bystander intervention, I've learned how important it is to connect the dots between the big injustices faced by women all around the world with the microaggressions we face on a daily basis no matter where we live. 

With Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations

At the White House in March 2016. 

At the White House in March 2016. 

2015 Today Show Feature on She's the First. Click through for video.

2015 Today Show Feature on She's the First. Click through for video.

In Peru for the Social Innovation Conference, held by the Global Laureate Fellows Program & Laureate International

In Peru for the Social Innovation Conference, held by the Global Laureate Fellows Program & Laureate International

An illustration of one of my talks on gender and age biases in leadership

An illustration of one of my talks on gender and age biases in leadership