Romanita Hairston is a senior executive who works towards solutions to global challenges. She is a thought leader, change agent, and business strategist with extensive experience leading cross-sector initiatives, designing end to end solutions to meet business goals, and delivering value to customers and partners. Hairston is purposeful, data-driven, and focused on outcomes with a distinctive ability to mobilize teams to work through plans and priorities at the executive level to improve effectiveness. She has worked at the national and global level in the corporate, philanthropic, and nonprofit sector on issues ranging from global skilling and educational equity to child well-being and employability. Her experience ranges from grassroots community leadership development to management of global initiatives, projects and programs. Hairston has led large, decentralized teams toward effective implementation while managing costs and increasing revenue.