Amy Zucchero, Chief Development Officer

Amy brings 20 years as a development professional who uses her skills and expertise to champion women’s rights. Amy joined IGNITE in 2015 and since then has built out the organization’s development and communications teams, and tripled the organization’s revenue. Prior to IGNITE, Amy was a part of the founding team at the Representation Project where she raised significant funds and national attention for the organization’s efforts to challenge the media’s portrayal of women and girls. She was also instrumental in raising production funding for Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary The Mask You Live In. Early in her career Amy spent seven years with the Women’s Funding Network, a global association of foundations investing in women-led solutions, where she designed national funding initiatives to distribute over a million dollars to community led solutions. Amy holds a B.A. in History from University of California, Santa Barbara and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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