Lisa Witter

Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Apolitical

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Lisa Witter is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Apolitical, the first of its kind global peer-to-peer platform and network for government, helping policymakers find the policies, experts and partners they need to solve the hardest challenges facing our societies. Think TripAdvisor for public policy meetings LinkedIn for the government. She has co-founded numerous political training institutes around the world. She is a World Economic Young Forum Global Leader and sits on the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Behaviour. 

Prior to Apolitical, Lisa founded Assembly for, applying behavioural science to policy and social change and was COO and Partner of Fenton, the largest public interest communications firm in the US.  She is co-author of "The She Spot: Why Women are the Marketing for Changing the World and How to Reach Them” and is a regular commentator and moderator for numerous media outlets and global conferences. She currently resides in Berlin, is married to a German tech entrepreneur, is a soccer mom of two young boys as well as an obsessive reader and outdoors junkie. 

About Apolitical and the new women's empowerment channel

At I4G, Apolitical will be launching a first-of-its-kind resource for public servants and advocates to discover what policies and programs are working to empower women and girls worldwide - as well as the innovators behind the initiatives - sponsored by NCOSS.

Think Trip Advisor for policy meets LinkedIn for Government. The women’s empowerment policy topic will sit alongside other policy topics including Innovative Public Partnerships, Data for Impact and Violence Prevention.

Laura Maclean