In 2011, Deborah Dugan joined (RED) as the chief executive officer. Since then, (RED) has solidified its identity as both a nonprofit and a brand — purposefully provocative and impact obsessed. To date, (RED) has raised more than $300 million for the Global Fund and impacted the lives of over 55 million people.
Prior to (RED), Deborah was president of Disney Publishing Worldwide. During her eight years at Disney, she oversaw 275 magazines and published more than 4,000 new book titles. In addition, she acquired Baby Einstein, and launched Disney English language learning programs throughout Asia.
Deborah was included in Forbes Magazine’s “100 Most Powerful Women” issue for ‘Social Entrepreneurism,’ and Elle’s December 2014 issue of “Top Women to Help Change the World.” She has been selected from New York Moves as a “Power Women” of 2014.