gender equity champion

Chanel H. Frazier

Innovation executive Chanel H. Frazier believes in the transformative power of the arts to unlock the full potential of girls.

A 20-year financial services industry veteran, Chanel directs the innovation hub at a global financial technology firm. Her philanthropic efforts in the arts, youth mentoring and bridging the educational and wealth gaps in under-served communities have resulted in multiple keynote addresses at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Chanel earned a bachelor’s degree in government from Dartmouth College, and holds a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Master of Laws in taxation from New York University School of Law.

“Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.”

— Mae Jemison, engineer, doctor and former nasa astronaut

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