Tamsin Spencer Smith

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Tamsin Spencer Smith, "Founder and President, SlipStreamStrategy, San Francisco, CA. Tamsin founded SlipStreamStrategy in early 2009, with the vision of helping good people turn good ideas into realities that matter to the world. SlipStreamStrategy works with philanthropists, corporate executives, international organizations, non-profits and innovative thinkers to form creative coalitions that impact society's collective challenges. She was previously the president of (RED), which produces specially branded products in partnership with iconic global brands-including Apple, Emporio Armani, Converse, Gap, Dell, and Starbucks-to activate the buying power of the public in the fight against AIDS in Africa. She was recruited in early 2006, by (RED) founders Bono and Bobby Shriver to launch and build the program internationally. At the time of her departure, (RED) had generated nearly $120 million-100% of which is invested in HIV and AIDS programs on the ground in Africa. Prior to joining (RED), she shepherded Gap Inc.'s public policy strategy and engagement. Before moving to California, she spent six years on Capitol Hill as senior legislative assistant to two members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Tamsin holds an M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University and a B.A. in English Literature from Kenyon College, where she graduated summa cum laude. She is a member of the 2009 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute." [1]

Holds a Masters in Law & Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.

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  1. 2009 Class, Aspen Institute (Henry Crown Fellowship Program), accessed May 12, 2010.