Pat Mitchell

Editorial Director, TEDWomen and Co-Convener, Connected Women Leaders

Pat Mitchell is the co-founder, curator and host of TEDWomen. Throughout her career as a journalist, Emmy-winning producer and ground breaking executive, she focused on elevating women’s stories and increasing their representation everywhere. She is chair of the Sundance Institute and the Women’s Media Center boards and a trustee of the VDAY movement, the Skoll Foundation and the Acumen Fund. She is an advisor to Participant Media and served as a congressional appointment to The American Museum of Women’s History Advisory Council. She is the author of Becoming a Dangerous Woman: Embracing Risk to Change the World.

Authored Content

  • Mar 29 2022
    Blog Post Connected Women Leaders at Bellagio Who We Are Connected Women Leaders is a high-level cohort of global leaders, curated across geographies, generations, and expertise, initiated and supported by The Rockefeller Foundation. The mission of Connected Women Leaders is to activate the power of women, working together through connected leadership, to find better solutions to global challenges. Hafsat Abiola, Pat Mitchell, Ronda Carnegie
  • Apr 07 2020
    Blog Post Climate Justice in the Time of Covid-19: 5 Lessons From Women and Girls Leading the Fight Covid-19 is a health, economic and social crisis, but it also holds out an opportunity for the world to move forward into a more equitable and green recovery.  Women climate leaders sounded notes of hope, solidarity, and urgency during a webinar convened by the Skoll World Forum in partnership with Connected Women Leaders and The […] Pat Mitchell, Sundaa Bridgett-Jones