Nancy Lublin

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Nancy Lublin
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Occupation CEO of Do Something Inc.
Known for Creator of Dress for Success, Creator of Crisis Text Line

Nancy Lublin is the CEO of Do Something Inc. and was the creator of Dress for Success. She is also the founder of Crisis Text Line.

Early life and education[edit]

Lublin attended the Kingswood-Oxford School before graduating from Brown University in 1993, Oxford University (where she was a Marshall Scholar), and New York University School of Law.

Career[edit]

In 1995, with the help of a $5,000 inheritance, Lublin founded the organization Dress for Success. It provides women with interview suits and career development training in more than 114 cities in 12 countries.[1]

Since August 2003, Lublin has overseen the growth of Do Something and led the effort to begin awarding more grant money to younger candidates seeking social change. The not-for-profit company has seen a significant revival, primarily in its use of online marketing and social campaigns.

In 2013, while still CEO of DoSomething.org, Lublin turned her popular TED talk into her third company, Crisis Text Line (CTL). CTL is the first 24/7, free, nationwide text line for teens.

Lublin writes a monthly column in Fast Company entitled "Do Something".[2] She was also a featured speaker at the TED conference.[3]

Published works[edit]

Lublin's Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business was released on June 23, 2010.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

Lublin was named to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders (2007), one of Glamour magazine’s Women of Worth (2006), received Fast Company's Fast 50 Award (2002), and was named the NYC Women’s Commission Woman of the Year (2000). Nancy was also named Fortune’s “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” (2014). She is a Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute (2013) and was selected as one of Schwab's Social Entrepreneurs of the Year (2014).

Personal life[edit]

Lublin is married to Jason Diaz and they have two children; the family lives in New York City.

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