DeAnne Wingate, Global Change Agent + Digital Media Veteran, is a 16 year digital evangelist who took a sabbatical from her corporate VP position at a major media company in NYC to find meaning and fulfill her calling.
After leaving Univision Interactive Media in 2010, Wingate ended up in India, working with girls forced into the sex slave trade and children living in slums. She returned to the U.S. in 2012 and established a 501(c)3 charitable organization, Rippled Purpose to fight human trafficking and child labor through education. Wingate also founded Blessed Lotus, a women’s apparel company, on the principles of social entrepreneurship, to financially support her mission.
A woman who left a lucrative career in Advertising to pursue her calling…to develop educational opportunities in impoverished areas in order to save the children there. To hear Women to Watch™ Media’s interview with DeAnne and learn more about her amazing story, click here.