Founder & Principal, Wallace Global Impact; Senior Advisor, George W. Bush Institute
Charity Wallace combines her policy expertise with her extensive experience to drive innovative and effective solutions that improve the lives of people around the world. Charity recently launched her consulting firm, Wallace Global Impact, which provides strategic guidance and advice, fosters unique and effective partnerships, develops programmatic and communication strategies, and embodies, promotes and drives transformational leadership.
Charity is a Senior Advisor at the George W. Bush Institute. Most recently, she served as the founding Vice President of the Global Women’s Initiatives and Senior Advisor to Mrs. Laura Bush. In this role, Charity developed and launched the initiatives within the Women’s Initiative, setting the vision and managing the policy engagement for the women’s initiatives, including a global health initiative, empowering women in the Middle East and working with First Ladies from around the world. The Initiatives aim to improve access to education, health care, and economic opportunity for women and children in Africa, the Middle East and Afghanistan.
From 2009-2010, Charity was the Chief of Staff to Laura Bush. In her role, she oversaw all policies and initiatives championed by Mrs. Bush. Charity served in the Bush Administration from January 2001 - 2009. Most notably, she was the Deputy Chief of Protocol of the United States and Director of Advance for First Lady.
Charity serves on the Board of the Akola Project, and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, chaired by Dr. Condoleezza Rice; the Boards of Advisors for the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, Strong Women Strong World, ARZU Studio Hope, 4word Women, Nomi Network Leadership Council and All In Together; and is a member of the Women’s Initiative Policy Advisory Council at the Bush Institute. She received her master's degree in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in July 2016.