Diversity reboot 2021
SPEAKER
Carrie
Carrie Fox
Summit Speaker
Founder & CEO, Mission Partners

Carrie Fox is the founder and CEO of Mission Partners, a woman-owned strategic communications firm and Certified B Corporation that guides high-potential nonprofits, foundations, and socially responsible corporations in realizing their greatest impact. Since launching her first company in 2004, she has guided hundreds of organizations around the world to lead with purpose, fueling organizations and their missions forward in new and more impactful ways. Carrie served as the creative visionary behind a nationwide campaign to transform the foster care system for young people aging out of care and she was the lead communications strategist behind a $10 million prize competition aimed at advancing global technology for more fuel-efficient vehicles. Her strategic communications work focuses deeply on issues of community— from social justice to sustainability, children’s health, higher education, and workforce development. Her signature approach to asset-based messaging—leading with a community’s strengths rather than its weaknesses—has been applied to dozens of social impact organizations, challenging stereotypes and breaking bias in the process. She has facilitated more than 100 visioneering sessions, communications trainings and workshops for purpose-driven leaders, Boards of Directors, universities, associations and foundations, and she is the founder of the innovative Social Impact Fellows program at Loyola University.