Morra Aarons-Mele

Morra Aarons-Mele

United States of America
Trip: 
Dublin, Ireland

Mentoring: Ntombenhle Khathwane

South Africa
Trip: 
Dublin, Ireland

Morra is the founder of award-winning social impact agency Women Online and The Mission List, a social change influencer database. Morra has launched online campaigns for President Obama, Malala Yousafzai, Planned Parenthood, the United Nations Foundation, Hillary Clinton for President, and many other leading figures and organizations.

Morra is the author of Hiding in the Bathroom: A Roadmap to Getting Out There (When You'd Rather Stay Home) published by HarperCollins. She is also the host of the popular podcast Hiding in the Bathroom.

Morra’s internet experience spans politics and the private sector. During the 2004 presidential election, Morra was the director of internet marketing for the Democratic National Committee. After the 2004 election, she founded Edelman’s digital public affairs team where she worked with Fortune 50 clients. Morra has held various roles at leading online companies in New York and London. She was founding political director for BlogHer.com, and has written for Harvard Business Review, FastCompany, O the Oprah Magazine, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Guardian.

Morra has degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School and Brown University.