Kirsten is the author of the international bestselling book, Next Act, Give Back: Discover Your Personal Path to Go from Being Charitable to Being a Changemaker.

After a 20-year career in global development, where she fundraised over $20 million and designed and managed social change programs in 10 countries, Kirsten created The Women's Changemaker Mentorship, a one-of-a-kind program that propels successful women to create next acts that have both passion and purpose.

Through Kirsten's reciprocity-based program, her clients find deeper meaning and fulfillment in their lives through a more profound connection with their ambitions, dreams and community. Many of her clients start heart-centered businesses, organizations and passion projects that create healthier, safer and more just communities.

Her goal is to help women embrace their inner superhero and use their skills and ideas to create better communities.

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Fun Facts

  • I learned Spanish while living on the beach in Costa Rica in the 1990s, making and selling jewelry to tourists to earn money.

  • I've been to over 50 countries.

  • When the Powerball gets really high, I buy a ticket and dream about becoming a big time philanthropist.

  • At the age of 46, I decided to learn to play roller derby, including learning how to skate.

  • I am inspired by the unrelentingly, powerful women who I meet all over the world.

  • I live in northern New Jersey on top of a mountain with my wife, dogs, cats, horses, deer, bear and a wild turtle named Henrietta.