Amy Pritchard is a political consultant and social entrepreneur who specializes in winning strategies for candidates and nonprofit organizations in the USA and globally. As a leader in the Democratic and Progressive movement for over 30 years, Amy has founded, directed and led multiple organizations including Global GAIN, dedicated to networking and change.
Simone L. Ward is President and CEO of SLW Strategies, a strategic political, executive coaching and leadership development firm with more than 20 years of experience including four presidential campaigns. She is the former Executive Director of the Women Effect Fund (WEF), Florida State Director for Hillary for America, and the first African American National Political Director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Kristina is an international political consultant working to increase people's participation in parties, politics and parliament through the use of grassroots tools for advocacy, innovative campaign approaches and leadership development. Working with political organizations and NGOs throughout the world, Kristina Wilfore is an internationally recognized changemaker dedicated to increasing womens political participation.
Belén Mendoza serves as the Vice President for Campaigns at AARP, a leading advocacy group for adults 50 and older. With two decades of campaign experience, she provides strategic counsel across public, private, and nonprofit sectors. A fierce advocate for social change, Belen has dedicated her career, ensuring the development and implementation of national, state, and local public advocacy campaigns.
Sasha has a 20-year advocacy career influencing and advancing issues including civil society, women's rights, affordable healthcare and increased dignity for working families. She has served as strategist and spokesperson for many of the leading progressive organizations in America and worked in nine countries. Sasha has a deep belief in the collective power of people-powered advocacy.
Michelle McGrorty is a political strategist who has been working in politics for over 20 years. A former political advisor for EMILY’s List, the country’s largest resource for women in politics, she has helped elect dozens of women to the offices of mayor, state legislator, governor and Congress. Her areas of expertise include fundraising, leadership development, strategic messaging, and paid media. Her extensive experience includes working with campaigns across the country as well as working for elected leaders at the local, gubernatorial, and congressional levels. She has also held leadership positions in political advocacy committees, political party committees, and non-profit organizations. She currently resides in Wisconsin.
"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made... It shouldn't be that women are the exception."