Ava Gabrielle-Wise is the founder, CEO and President of the United States Sustainable Development, an accredited NGO in consultative status with the United Nations. She has been engaged in community, economic and sustainable development for more more than 25 years. She has served in economic development consultative roles under two former members of the United States Congress, one in the Senate, the other in the House. In 2007, she founded one of the first proprietary web-based television networks and produced several political and entertainment programs until the intellectual property was acquired by a mainstream media conglomerate in 2012. In addition to a lifetime commitment to issue of justice, she is a graduate of Grand Canyon University, wife, mother of four adult children and seven grand children.