Corinne Gray

Co-founder & CEO, Uncomfortable Revolution

About

Corinne Gray is obsessed with solving the world’s biggest people and planet problems.

She’s the Co-founder and CEO of Uncomfortable Revolution - a digital media platform for people living with chronic illness or disability. As a woman who lives with depression and anxiety, it’s Corinne’s mission to advocate for disability inclusion in all areas of life.

Before launching her own social enterprise, Corinne spent a year in residence at MIT’s Sloan School of Management as an Innovation & Global Leadership Fellow, where she completed an MBA in one year while building a social purpose business.

Before that, she worked at the forefront of the U.N. Refugee Agency’s innovation program, where she led strategies to engage staff, partners, and refugees in open innovation. She later served as a Financial Technology Specialist, investigating innovations such as Blockchain to include displaced people in the financial economy.

Corinne first became passionate about local innovation and entrepreneurship while working in Southern Africa, traveling around townships, giving micro-entrepreneurial training and mentorship to asylum-seekers in South Africa and Zimbabwe. She brings a wealth of knowledge as a former marketing executive in the private sector where she worked closely with product innovation teams to help translate audience needs into dynamic user
experiences.

Corinne was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship by the U.S. State Department to attend Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, where she graduated with a Master’s Degree. She has a Professional Certificate in Impact Investing & Social Enterprise Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and a certificate in Sustainability Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology.

Corinne’s first love is music, and she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of the West Indies. After finishing music school, she worked as a professional singer in India, China, and Israel. She loves music and art more than anything and spent several years teaching music and art to young people in her native home of Trinidad and Tobago.

Corinne lives with her husband and three stray cats in Barcelona, Spain. She loves to paint, and draw, and wants to run a Foundation or Impact Investing Fund when she grows up.

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