A Vital Voices board member, Nina is also the chair of Fortune Most Powerful Women International and co-chair of the Fortune Global Forum, gathering together top leaders from around the world. At the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the prominent Washington D.C. foreign affairs think tank, she hosts Smart Women, Smart Power, which brings global leaders and diplomats to the stage for insightful interviews. In 2012 she served as a Kennedy School Fellow.
Nina is a renowned author, magazine writer, and TV commentator. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, she was Fortune magazine’s Washington columnist and senior editor. For 15 years, she was a regular political analyst on high-profile TV shows such as Fox News Sunday and Meet the Press. She spent a decade as an award-winning senior writer at the Los Angeles Times. An accomplished author, her critically-acclaimed political history, Gang of Five: Leaders at the Center of the Conservative Ascendancy, ranks on the Vox list of “books to read to understand the world.”
A mother of three, Nina lives in Washington, DC. She grew up in California and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley.