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Robyn Russell

Robyn Russell

Senior Director, Gender Diverse Investing Collective, Tara Health Foundation

Robyn is the Senior Director of the Gender Diverse Investing Collective being incubated at the Tara Health Foundation. The Gender Diverse Investing Collective builds on evidence showing gender-diverse teams outperform and aims to build a movement to change the face of finance with the goal of having 33% of assets managed by gender-diverse teams by 2033. Robyn began her career on Capitol Hill working as Legislative Director for a Congressman from Chicago who sat on the Appropriations Committee. She left the Hill to work at the United Nations Foundation where she helped lead a multi-million-dollar pooled fund to advocate for international women’s health and rights. While at the UN Foundation, Robyn stood up and led a private sector initiative where she worked with global corporations, from Unilever to Nordstrom, to make time-bound measurable commitments to invest in the health and well-being of women workers in their global supply chains. Robyn also wrote a report about how to reduce maternal mortality and improve health outcomes for low-income women of color in the District of Columbia that was featured in the Washington Post. Robyn holds a Master’s of Applied Science in Population Health Management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s degree in Government from Johns Hopkins University.

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