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Ronit Avni

CEO at Localized

Washington DC, United States

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Public Speaking

Team Problem Solving

Leadership Development

Supervisory Management


Nonprofit Communications

Grassroots Fundraising

Documentary Production

Film Distribution


Product Management

Human Rights


  • Engineering & Math
  • Food & Nutrition

Hi, I'm Ronit Avni!

CEO at Localized


Entrepreneur, CEO, Connector of Dots. Entrepreneur, CEO at the intersection of technology and social impact, Peabody award-winning media producer. Named "Young Global Leader (YGL)" by the World Economic Forum. Over 10 years of leadership experience founding, building and managing diverse teams, raising capital and running successful international organizations. Current judge for the MacArthur Foundation 100&Change competition and Global Teacher Prize. Recent Halcyon Fellow. Born and raised in Montreal.


Political Science

Bachelor's·Graduated in 2000·Vassar College



CEO at Localized

June · 2017 - Present

Consultant at KNP Communications

September · 2015 - June · 2018

I was brought in to train thousands of leaders in the corporate, nonprofit and academic sectors in communications best practices from public speaking to crisis communications to fielding difficult questions.

Chair of the Program Committee of the Board of Directors at

June · 2011 - March · 2018

Founded by Peter Gabriel and the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, WITNESS promotes the integration of video and digital technology into human rights advocacy campaigns worldwide. As Chair of the Program Committee of the Board of Directors, my resp...See more

Founder & Executive Director at Just Vision

October · 2003 - January · 2015


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