Tracy Russo

Executive Director, Wellness Warrior

Tracy Russo
Tracy Russo is the Executive Director of Wellness Warrior, a non-profit advocacy organization founded to educate, advocate and organize the American people to fight for our own health and the health of our nation.

She is also the founder of Russo Strategies, LLC, a political consulting firm that specialized in communications and advocacy and the WIPT List, an all-women, member-driven organization that seeks to connect women working at the crossroads of politics and technology, provide support and resources to women in these industries and, encourage more women, especially young women, to enter the fields of politics and technology.

She previously served as part of the Obama Administration as a spokesperson and the Director of New Media at the United States Department of Justice.

Tracy is well known for her ability to integrate digital strategy with all aspects of a traditional organization. She has worked with prominent non-profit organizations and foundations including the Center for American Progress, the Rockefeller Foundation, and Netroots Nation.

During the 2008 presidential primary, she served as the Chief Blogger and Deputy Director of Online Communications for the John Edwards campaign. Russo also worked with Governor Howard Dean at the Democratic National Committee.

She has been a featured speaker at the Netroots Nation Convention, the Take Back America Conference and the Center for American Progress' Internet Advocacy Roundtable and Personal Democracy Forum. In addition, she has trained hundreds of individuals at home and abroad in the best practices of online engagement in partnership with a variety of organizations, including the DNC, DLCC, EMILY's List, Campaigns and Elections Magazine, and the New Organizing Institute and George Washington University.
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