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Charmion N. Kinder is a master communicator, social impact advocate and corporate responsibility strategist with more than 15 years of experience in executing influencer campaigns that promote transformational change for the next generation of American leadership. As the founder and chief impact officer of CNKinder, Inc., a social impact consultancy, she works tirelessly to help organizations find their voice, inspiring youth to pursue their grandest visions and dreams along the way.

As the Head of Global Public Relations for Global Citizen, a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty, eradicate climate change and end gender inequality by 2030, and most recently the Director of Communications for Discovery Education, where she oversaw targeted press engagement for ed tech impact initiatives that aimed to uplift 51 million students around the globe, Charmion believes that “service is the rent we pay for life.”

A former White House press aide to First Lady Michelle Obama, Charmion previously served the Obama Administration as a public affairs appointee within the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Commerce. Her work has also spanned executing strategic communications management for organizations including, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, The Walt Disney Company, Edelman and the Ad Council.

Charmion’s work as a change agent began after graduating from the Howard University School of Communications, where her efforts to inspire 21st century ingenuity have since promoted global responsibility, civic engagement, and diversity and inclusion, for the purposes of building a better world. Charmion earned certification from Harvard Business School's CSR Executive Education Program in 2016 and she is also a Google Next Gen Policy Leader. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., hails from New Haven, Conn., and enjoys empowering communities of promise through mentorship in her spare time.

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