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Yolonda C. Richardson

Yolonda C. Richardson, executive vice president, oversees international programs of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, including the Global Health Advocacy Incubator. A recognized expert on gender and international development, global health, U.S. philanthropy and corporate social responsibility Yolonda has decades of international advocacy experience. Her background includes leadership roles at the Centre for Development and Population Activities, the African Development Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, as well as serving as the President and Founder of Richardson Consulting, a managing consulting firm which specialized in providing senior level strategic support and expertise to nonprofit organizations, foundations, corporate philanthropies, and global development agencies. She speaks and lectures regularly on international development and public health advocacy issues and has appeared frequently in national media outlets. Yolonda has worked in and traveled to more than 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America.