Kristina Wilfore is a seasoned international development and elections specialist who has worked in over 30 countries for more inclusive and responsive democratic movements. She has been on the ground in hotspots such as Ukraine, Kenya, Turkey, Brazil, and Kosovo. She has worked hand-in-hand with hundreds of women on their campaigns for higher office and to help break systemic barriers to political participation, designing large-scale election integrity and counter disinformation programs.
Kristina is Global Democracy Advisor at Reset.Tech and co-founder of #ShePersisted, a cross-national initiative to tackle gendered disinformation and online gender-based violence. As a believer in the power of personal storytelling as a tool of advocacy, she created Fatima’s Hand, a podcast featuring women change makers fighting for gender equality. She is an Adjunct Professor with The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs where she teaches a graduate course in counter disinformation research and policy. She is a member of the U.S. Institute of Peace Civil Society Working Group and on the Board of Global Gain, an international network for gender equality and democracy leaders.