Holly Gordon

Chief Impact Officer, Participant Media

Holly Gordon is the Chief Impact Officer at Participant Media. Previously, she was the co-founder and CEO of Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls’ education, and is an Executive Producer of the Girl Rising film.

Gordon was selected by Fast Company as a member of the League of 60 Extraordinary Women and named by Newsweek/Daily Beast as one of 125 Women of Impact. Forbes Magazine named the Girl Rising campaign the #1 Most Dynamic Social Initiative of 2012.

Prior to launching the campaign, Gordon was Director of Content for the Tribeca Film Festival. She came to Tribeca from ABC News, where she worked for 12 years as a producer and booker for the major news broadcasts. For three years, as Editorial Producer for the ABC news magazine unit, Gordon managed the team responsible for identifying and booking national and international, competitive, long-form stories. Holly graduated from Brown University, with a B.A. in International Relations.