Andrea Jung is a Canadian-American executive, non-profit leader, and prominent women’s-issues supporter. In April, 2014, she became President and CEO of Grameen America, a nonprofit micro finance organization founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus.
Grameen is the fastest-growing micro finance organization in the United States, providing the largest number of micro finance loans to individuals and small businesses.
From 1999 until 2012, she served as the first female CEO and Chairwoman of Avon Products, Inc., a multi-level marketing company. Jung was also the first woman to serve as Chairman of the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association, and Chairman of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations.