Deirdre White

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Deirdre White

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Deirdre White is a globally recognized leader in building tri-sector partnerships for a better world. As CEO of PYXERA Global, she leads their mission to “reinvent the way private, public, and social interests engage to solve global challenges.” Deirdre’s expertise spans private, public, and social sector experiences. Her social sector tenure at PYXERA Global is complemented by early career roles at two international education NGOs. Prior to joining PYXERA Global, Deirdre was a consultant at Arthur D. Little, leading strategy-focused projects for US and European government agencies. Deirdre began her career in the private sector, at Welt International, a niche consulting firm engaged in non-conventional means of financing international trade. She later expanded her private sector experience working in ADL’s Moscow office, leading post-privatization restructuring for large manufacturers in Russia and Ukraine, and organizational development efforts for several of the Eurasian oil and gas sector’s largest firms. Widely cited for her thought leadership, Deirdre has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fast Company, The Huffington Post. She has contributed to MarketWatch, the Council on Foreign Relations Development Channel, and Stanford Social Innovation Review.