Krista Walton Potter

Senior Director, Communications and Artist Changemaker Program Lead

Krista Walton Potter (she/her/hers) is the Senior Director of Communications and Artist Changemaker Program Lead at Global Fund for Women.

Krista has 15 years of experience working in communications, gender justice, and creative storytelling. At Global Fund for Women, she leads the Communications functional team and the Artist Changemaker Program. She has played key roles in launching creative advocacy and storytelling campaigns focused on gender justice, including the Emmy-nominated docuseries “Fundamental: Gender Justice. No Exceptions,” as well as online campaigns about women human rights defenders, sexual and reproductive health and rights activists and survivors, and gender justice movement leaders.

Prior to joining Global Fund for Women, Krista worked as the Digital Communications Manager at the International Museum of Women; as the Assistant Editor at Preservation magazine, the magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation; and a general assignment reporter for The Maui News in her hometown of Maui, Hawaii. Krista attended the University of Southern California, where she studied English with a minor in Fine Arts – Photography.