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Kristen Grimm, founder and president of Spitfire Strategies works to advance racial, economic and social justice, protect the environment and expand opportunity for those systemically shut out from it.. She works for the Ford Foundation, Patagonia, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Arthur M Blank Foundation, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, Carnegie Corporation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Linden Trust. Kristen has authored numerous publications including Smart Chart 3.0, Mindful Messaging , Planning to Win and a chapter for Patagonia’s Tools for Grassroots Activists. She founded AndACTION.org a pop culture hub that gives nonprofits inside intel about their issues in upcoming and recent film or TV storylines and suggests creative ways to use them for maximum impact. She serves on the boards of Grist Magazine, Edesia, Winward Fund, and Narrative Initiative. Kristen has a B.A. from Smith College. She is a 2014 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and a moderator. She teaches influence at the University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy and social justice advocacy at George Washington University.