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Gretchen Zucker

Ashoka's Youth Venture
Executive Director
Gretchen leads Ashoka’s Youth Venture®, a global organization that cultivates the changemaker talent needed for the success of all parts of society. She began her career in the Africa Bureau of USAID, then worked for the Ethiopian government as the information officer in its Washington embassy and in the Ethiopian Investment Authority, based in Addis Ababa. Gretchen helped launch the US office of the Tigray Development Association. Later, she was a management consultant with McKinsey. She co-founded Her House, which designed, financed and built houses by women for single mothers. Gretchen is a graduate of Ohio State, Harvard and MIT.

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