Vital Voices Names Faida Fuller Chief Operating Officer

The International Women’s Leadership Non-Profit Organization Selected Fuller to Lead its Organizational Management and Expansion Efforts

Washington, DC (October 8, 2019) – Today, Vital Voices Global Partnership announced Faida Fuller as its new Chief Operating Officer. Fuller will join the international women’s leadership non-profit after dedicating more than ten years of her professional career to expanding access to quality schools in underserved communities.

“We are so excited to welcome Faida to the Vital Voices family,” said Alyse Nelson, President and CEO of Vital Voices. “On behalf of the Board and entire staff, we are thrilled to have found such a competent and passionate leader that we are confident will help Vital Voices as we grow to the next level.”

“I am so honored to join an organization with a longstanding history of creating positive change,” said Fuller. “I’m ready to apply the extensive experience I have in the non-profit sector to new challenges in the women’s leadership space, and look forward to joining my Vital Voices colleagues in creating a gender equal future.”

Fuller is a passionate non-profit leader with experience in social impact and education equality. She most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Friendship Public Charter Schools, expanding three of their new campuses in the District of Columbia to serve more than 4,000 students primarily from at-risk populations.

Prior to her work at Friendship Public Charter Schools, Fuller supported institutions of learning as Chief Financial Officer at Caesar Chavez Public Charter School and as Director of the Office of Public Charter School Financing and Support at the Office of the Superintendent of Education (OSSE) in Washington, DC. At OSSE, she focused on providing public school choice grounded in innovation, opportunity, and excellence through effective funding strategies that improve educational outcomes for students.

Fuller received her Masters’ in Business Administration from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Spelman College. As a graduate of Spelman, she advocates, donates and volunteers for the college with a focus on the development of young women, helping to encourage students to lead and serve their communities in extraordinary ways.

Fuller started at Vital Voices on October 7, 2019.