Kristin Hetle – Women Deliver

Kristin Hetle

Chair of the Board

Kristin Hetle has long experience working for girls and women’s rights, most recently in Save the Children Norway. She was part of the founding management team of UN Women, the United Nations’ dedicated agency for gender equality and women’s empowerment, where she served as Director of Strategic Partnerships since its first year of operations. She led corporate communications and advocacy, resource mobilization and partnerships with civil society and with the business community and other partners. Previously, Kristin served four years as Director of Communications for the Ministry of Labour in Norway, and was for six years Chief of Communications in the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), where she spearheaded public awareness campaigns on sexual and reproductive health and rights. Prior to that, Kristin was CEO of Media Lion Inc., a company she co-founded; specializing in communication strategies and media training for public and corporate leaders. She is a journalist by training, and anchored a variety of programs on current affairs and social issues in Norwegian Public Radio for almost 20 years.

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