Christen Brandt is the co-founder and Chief Programs Officer at She’s the First, an international NGO dedicated to ensuring girls everywhere are educated, respected, and heard. She is the co-author of Impact: A Step-by-Step Plan To Create the World You Want to Live In. Over the past decade, Christen has supported the efforts of grassroots organizations in 12 countries with the resources and training needed to support more than 12,000 girls. Her training methodologies and advocacy work all revolve around one theme: Listening to girls.
She has been recognized for her work by the United Nations, the Obama White House, TODAY, CSIS, Ellevate, Glamour, Gap, and more.
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