Nancy Lublin

Nancy Lublin

Twice recognized on the "Top 50 Power and Influence" list by the NonProfit Times and chosen as one of Fast Company's "League of Extraordinary Women," Nancy Lublin has led two of the most popular charity brands in America. At the age of 23, she turned a $5,000 inheritance into Dress for Success, which helps women transition from welfare to work in more than 120 cities in 10 countries. She is currently CEO and Chief Old Person of DoSomething.org, the largest organization for teens and social change. In 2012, 2.4m teens participated with DoSomething.org. Nancy is also the founder of Crisis Text Line, the nation's first 24/7 helpline for teens via text. The service will launch on August 1, 2013. 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 Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business and wrote a popular monthly column for Fast Company for two years. She is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, participating in Davos for the last five years. She is also a member of the 2013 Henry Crown Fellowship class. Lublin is married to Jason Diaz and the mother of two children who have never tasted chicken nuggets.