Nancy Lublin

CEO & Founder, Crisis Text Line

Nancy Lublin does not sleep very much. She is currently the Founder & CEO of Crisis Text Line, which has processed more than 82 million messages since 2013 and is one of the first “big data for good” orgs. She was CEO of DoSomething.org for 12 years, taking it from bankruptcy to the largest organization for teens and social change in the world. Her first venture was Dress for Success, which helps women transition from welfare to work in almost 150 cities in 22 countries. She founded this organization with a $5,000 inheritance from her great-grandfather. Before leading three of the most popular charity brands in America, she was a bookworm. She studied politics at Brown University, political theory at Oxford University (as a Marshall Scholar), and has a law degree from New York University. She is the author of 4 books and is a board member of McGraw Hill Education and The Truth Initiative, and board chair for Change.org. Nancy is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (attending Davos multiple times), was named Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014, and has been named in the NonProfit Times Power and Influence Top 50 list 3 times. She is married to Jason Diaz and has two children who have never tasted Chicken McNuggets.

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Nancy Lublin does not sleep very much. She is currently the Founder & CEO of Crisis Text Line, which has processed more than 82 million messages since 2013 and is one of the first “big data for good” orgs. She was CEO of DoSomething.org for 12 years, taking it fromRead More

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