Full Name
Xanthe Scharff, Ph.D.
Job Title
The Fuller Project
Speaker Bio
Dr. Xanthe Scharff is an award-winning nonprofit founder and a frequent speaker about women's rights and foreign policy. She is the Co-Founder of The Fuller Project, the global nonprofit newsroom dedicated to groundbreaking reporting on women, and is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy. She is the Founder and Board Chair Emeritus of Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa.

For visionary leadership around climate and gender reporting, the Helen Gurley Brown Trust awarded her a Genius Grant. Named among the top 40 under 40 by the Leadership Center for Excellence, she is also a Tufts University Distinguished Alumna and an advisor to the Henry Leir Institute for Human Security at The Fletcher School.

Dr. Scharff is a former scholar at the United States Institute of Peace and The Brookings Institution and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Meridian Center Rising Leadership Council.
Xanthe Scharff, Ph.D.