Founder, We The Peoples Fund, Global Chair Climate and Sustainability
United StatesGina Otto Author, International Speaker and Social Architect, Gina is the Senior Advisor to Pope Francis' Summit on Faith and Philanthropy : Climate and The Human Family. She is also the Executive Producer and Host of the Docu-series In Search of Genius, a global spotlight on the people solving the world’s greatest challenges through the lens of climate action, championing countries, companies, organizations and individuals moving towards carbon negative solutions. Gina is currently producing an event with the United Nations bringing 600 women from 193 countries to NYC through the lens of climate experts, musical stars, and next-gen activists showcasing women leaders on the climate front. Gina is the award-winning author of the #1 Best-selling children’s book, Cassandra’s Angel; the Founder and CEO of Gina's Ink, a mission-driven media and entertainment social enterprise designed to empower children around the world; and the Founder & CEO of Change My World Now, a unique multimedia and gaming platform focused on social-emotional engagement and designed to inspire and activate a global movement of children taking micro-actions on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with a specific focus on the Environment. For fifteen years, Gina has toured the world speaking to girls and women in war zones, child-soldier refugee camps, human trafficking shelters, orphanages and girls’ schools using Cassandra’s Angel as a vehicle to help ignite the possibility and promise of a brighter future without limitations. She produced an ongoing Title 1 Schools tour visiting the most underserved children in the United States. For decades, Gina has been actively sharing her work at the highest levels of Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Wall Street, the United Nations, Washington DC, global governments and even Space through her role as Chief Purpose Officer & Producer of Zero G Colony, a multi-faceted Entertainment and Environmental platform focused on the intersection of Space, the Environment and Innovation, architecting a global tree initiative. She has been featured on dozens of news and television shows including Good Day New York and The Doctors. Most recently, Gina was honored by Guggenheim Partners for Women’s History Month; and has been a featured speaker at the United Nations; Milken Institute Global Conference; the Women’s Economic Forum, where she received the “Trailblazer of the Decade” award; the World Innovation Network; and to a 100,000+ person audience as the guest of the president of Taiwan. Gina has unwaveringly dedicated her life to help give a voice to those who do not have one.